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Makapuʻu Beach Park

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Makapuʻu Beach Park

Where: Windward Coast, Oʻahu
Activities: Bodysurfing, bodyboarding, fishing
Amenities: Parking, picnic tables, restrooms, showers, lifeguard

Makapuʻu Beach Park is backed by sea cliffs and is popular among bodyboarders and bodysurfers. And, just around the corner is Makapuʻu Point, the easternmost point on Oʻahu which is the site of the Makapuʻu Lighthouse. Take the Makapuʻu Trail and hike to the top of this sea cliff to watch a beautiful Hawaiian sunrise or experience whale spotting from December through May. Makapuʻu Point is also known for the island's best bodysurfing (for the pros only).

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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