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Nice place for snorkeling

Went to this beach twice, first time was too windy and too strong of a shore current for good... read more

Reviewed August 5, 2018
Arvada, Colorado
One of the nicest beaches on Molokai

Plenty of parking. Rock/sand bottom so bring your water shoes. Nice view of Maui. The road get... read more

Reviewed June 24, 2018
Roy J
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Aug 5, 2018
“Nice place for snorkeling”
Jun 24, 2018
“One of the nicest beaches on Molokai”
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Mile Marker 19, (off Highway 450 East), Kaunakakai, Molokai, HI 96748
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Reviewed August 5, 2018

Went to this beach twice, first time was too windy and too strong of a shore current for good snorkeling. Went back the next day for a great experience. Nice close to shore areas with lots of fish. Quite a few local families out enjoying...More

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank JHawn
Reviewed July 21, 2018

Before you get to Murphy's Beach, you come to Waialua Beach at Mile Marker 18. Nice little stretch of beach, protected because of the offshore reef. Not that wide of a beach and pretty rocky...not our favorite

Date of experience: July 2018
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Reviewed June 24, 2018

Plenty of parking. Rock/sand bottom so bring your water shoes. Nice view of Maui. The road get tricky beyond this beach

Date of experience: July 2017
Thank Roy J
Reviewed July 4, 2017

We were staying in a cottage at the 18 mile marker so a quick trek to Waialua Beach was a bit of a no brainer. Great warm sand, clear water and a nice breeze. What's not to love! Recommended

Date of experience: June 2017
Thank Tupelo010835
Reviewed February 2, 2017

Had an impromptu bbq with some locals there. Nice vibe. So little traffic that cars stop in the middle of the road to talk story.

Date of experience: January 2017
Thank Charlie M
Reviewed November 10, 2016

Watch the waves travel across the old fish pond.. Beautiful views of Lanai and Maui. No facilities. Park under the tree. Pack out what you take in.

Date of experience: November 2016
1  Thank SilverStar-7
Reviewed September 27, 2016

Want to stay Old Hawaii? This should fill the bill. Yes, it's a nice beach, but the draw here is the guest houses behind it. I'm a travel writer taking time off to help Molokai fill in the blanks about the many good things to...More

Date of experience: December 2015
3  Thank KulaBob
Reviewed August 23, 2016

It is so beautiful on this island, and especially on this beach. There is no real parking area for the beach so you just have to pull over past the beach and park on the side of the road...hey, this is Molokai, sit back and...More

Date of experience: January 2016
Thank JoanGermantown
Reviewed August 22, 2016

Nothing on this island is crowded, including this beach. It took my husband and I an few hours to ride our rented bikes out to this beach, but it was well worth the ride. So much beauty to see along the way, and this gorgeous...More

Date of experience: February 2016
Thank Euell73
Reviewed July 3, 2014

There is no public access to this small beach. To reach this spot, one must crawl under a wire fence and trespass over private property. No public facilities whatsoever. Once there, not worth the effort of transgression. Much better snorkeling experiences can be found on...More

Date of experience: July 2014
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