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Ka'ena Point State Park

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Address: End of Farrington Highway, Waianae, Oahu, HI
Phone Number: 8084640840
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Recommended length of visit: <1 hour
Fee: No
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At the very end of Mokuleia where the road dead-ends is Kaena Point State...

At the very end of Mokuleia where the road dead-ends is Kaena Point State Park with its secluded sandy coves and huge wide-open spaces. The hiking trail follows a deeply rutted unpaved Jeep road with dozens of small seaward paths branching off to the ocean’s edge. If you opt to hike the full round-trip trek from Kaena Point to Yokohama Bay on the Leeward Coast, you’ll need roughly three hours, ample stamina, plenty of water, sunscreen, snacks, body cover and your camera.

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We were actually looking for the beaches on the east side of parking when we decided to go for the hike. This is probably one of the most beautiful places I have been to in... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed 5 days ago
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Shanghai
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

We were actually looking for the beaches on the east side of parking when we decided to go for the hike. This is probably one of the most beautiful places I have been to in Hawaii. Walking along the shoreline and all the way to the Ka'ena point coastal reserve we couldn't believe how beautiful this place was. It's fairly... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Easy hike out to the point. We saw humpback whales and it was right at the end of the season. Take water.

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Thank 123nonono
Honolulu, Hawaii
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

This is a great hike from either side, I prefer to start from the west side, since the north side allows vehicles on the road and can be rather windy. It is overall flat and easy, but it can be blazing hot in the sun, so bring water, a hat, and sun block. During whale season a great spot for... More 

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Las Palmas de Gran Canaria, Spain
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Hiked it yesterday, was lovely about 2hrs return hike from parking to tip. Relatively flat, take water and sun cream, for views of Hawaii and wildlife from tip. Take note of no dogs sign folks- it's there for a reason! Nice to have somewhere wild to walk after the crowds on the north shore...

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Midwest, USA
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This was a peaceful, uncrowded hike to a place you can only go on foot. We took Farrington Highway north from Ko Olina until the road ended. This was near Yokohama Bay, a beautiful beach that is also well worth visiting. From there, we went on foot about 3 miles, enjoying the lovely ocean and mountain views, to the gated... More 

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Blackpool, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We wanted a bit a solitude from the crowds of people in Waikiki and this was the perfect medicine. We drove to the very end of the road and did the 2.5 mile hike out (5 mile round trip) to Ka'ena Point. Its a gorgeous hike, fairly flat but the terrain is quite rugged so you do need good sturdy... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

All the way at the end of he road, this is the ultimate Hawaiian beach experience. Volcanic cliffs drop right into the crystal clear pacific waters, surrounded by soft golden clean sand. I highly recommend this visit to anyone seeking simple pleasures in life.

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Thank Emad A
Anchorage
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We were staying in Waialua and decided to drive to the end of the road and check things out. The view out at Ka'ena Point is spectacular. You can see a ways up the North Shore and towards the western tip of Oahu. There is a trail out to the point itself, but we didn't take it since we came... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 8, 2016

This is the end of the road so just park your car and hike to see some amazing sights. The ocean is an unforgiving mistress and it feels this way when the waves are kicking up and the surf gets very rough. Such an awesome beautiful sight to behold.

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Toronto, Canada
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed May 28, 2016

The Farrington Highway peters out and has been left to revert at the top end of the West Coast , the track is rocky and missing in a spot. Nice breeze from the ocean side but suggest water and shoes. Rugged lava shoreline. The end is well, the end, look back at an Oahu Panorama. By the way the West... More 

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