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Hanakaʻōʻō Park

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Hanakaʻōʻō Park

Where: West Shore, Maui
Activities: Swimming, snorkeling, surfing, bodysurfing, paddle boarding
Amenities: Parking, lifeguard, restrooms, picnic tables, BBQ grills, showers

This quiet beach is located just south of the hotel resorts and offers plenty of opportunities for water sports thanks to its canoe clubhouse and paddleboard rentals. Calmer waters also make it a great destination for snorkeling and swimming. Many tropical fish and marine life inhabit the area, including honu (sea turtles). Hanakaʻōʻō Park is also a picturesque backdrop for relaxing on the beach or taking sunset photos.

Please note: Hawaiʻi's ocean and beach conditions are as unique as the islands themselves. Visit HIOCEANSAFETY.COM which constantly monitors the surf, wind, and reports from public safety officials that directly affect the conditions for safety of Hawaiian beaches. Use the hazard signs on HIOCEANSAFETY.COM as well to quickly assess conditions and help you find the appropriate beach for your visit.

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