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Hanakao'o Beach Park

2501 Honoapiilani Hwy, Lahaina, Maui, HI 96761
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“nice beach” (5 reviews)
2501 Honoapiilani Hwy, Lahaina, Maui, HI 96761
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

No, this isn't necessarily a beach for lying in the sand and doing nothing... Though that can be found a short walk northward along Ka'anapali beach. Hanakao'o has something much better... wildlife. It's my favorite place in Maui. I always see lots of turtles, who...More

Thank Anniexus
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Spent a morning walking the shoreline watching the sea turtles. What fun. Very nice park area to walk along.

Thank JoAnn M
Reviewed 30 October 2017 via mobile

Came to watch the sunset one night - away from the crowds at our resort - sweet beach with good facilities.

Thank mwooduk
Reviewed 16 September 2017

We had a family bbq here recently before a wedding and it was an excellent spot! Just remember to bring your own charcoal and things to clean out the grill if the previous group did not. Great sunset, nice beach, entertaining to watch the canoe...More

Thank sssv83353
Reviewed 14 August 2017

This beach is one of many along the stretch of Kaanapali and Lahaina, and it comes with restroom facilities. The water is normally safe for families and for water sports; depends on the tide. Nice to picnic, relax, dip, nap, walk the beach, and plenty...More

Thank PuananiPaddler
Reviewed 29 July 2017

Hanakao'o Park is the perfect beach for families. It is one of only 2 beaches in the west with a lifeguard tower. There are also barbecues, tables, rest rooms, showers and shade. The park is usually quiet except for weekends when canoe events are going...More

Thank rlakin
Reviewed 20 June 2017

This is a great place for snorkeling. Straight out from the life guard tower, there are a lot of large rocks. The sea turtles like to hang out here. You have to be careful not to get too close to the rocks or the waves...More

Thank LM_in_TN
Reviewed 8 June 2017

We stay at the Hyatt that is right next door to this beach. It is an easy stroll from there. Enter the water in the sandy area a little bit away from the lifeguard tower, then go to your left toward the rocks. It is...More

Thank Carol S
Reviewed 25 May 2017

Easily accessible, clean restrooms and staffing to keep it up. Nice picnic tables and grills. Good place to relax and watch the ocean. RRR

Thank Bob R
Reviewed 27 April 2017

We spent a couple hours at this beach knowing that the surf is generally calm, making it easy to get into the water for someone like me who is not surf savvy. Others in our group were familiar with this location for great snorkeling and...More

Thank Karen S
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