Location: End of Farrington Highway (Highway 930), Makua.
KA‘ENA POINT VEHICLE PERMIT ACCESS UPDATE (Mokule‘ia):
New gate will be locked at 4:30 pm, Thursday, December 18, 2014. Vehicle access beyond the gate is restricted to valid permit holders only.
Hours: Daily During Daylight Hours
Entrance Fee: None.
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Ka‘ena Point Trail
Description: Relatively remote wild coastline with picnicking opportunities and shore fishing. Large sandy beach at Keawa'ula Bay with board surfing and bodysurfing for experts and swimming only during completely calm conditions in the summer; lifeguard services. Long family hike (2.7 miles one-way) along volcanic coast with tide pools, small natural stone arches and fine views of Makua coastline. Early morning dolphin sightings from point near Kaluakauila stream mouth. Viewing of the large sea cave, Kaneana, legendary home of Nanue the shark man. Hot, dry area with little shade. No drinking water.|
Services: Restrooms, trash cans, no drinking water, payphone, lifeguard services.