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Waialae Beach Park, Kahala

Oahu, HI
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Waialae Beach Park, Kahala, Oahu Hawaii

Description

Waialae Beach Park is nice in its own right, though for me its often the way I get to Kahala Resort and Beach. The park has a cool concrete bridge over a stream. Toddlers like to walk over the bridge to the expansive lawn on the other side. From there you can go for a long pleasant walk to the west along Kahala Beach, the beach that fronts the Kahala mansions.
If you head east along Waialae Beach you will find a corally beach that is good for shell hunts. The little island of Kahala Resort makes for an idyllic scene. Once you arrive at Kahala Resort you can enjoy the lush landscaping and little ponds filled with tropical fish and turtles. Best of all, in the pretty lagoon there are dolphins! Your kids will love watching the free dolphin show. And afterward they can play in the coarse sand or swim at the beach.
If you're hungry, head to Kahala Mall. For the best food nearby, eat at Olive Tree Cafe on the corner of Kilauea Ave and Pahoa Ave- their reasonably-priced Greek food is delicious.

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The bridge and lawn with picnic tables.
The bridge and lawn with picnic tables.
The many palms on the large lawn.
The many palms on the large lawn.
The beautiful Hau tree that provides shade at Waialae Beach Park.
The beautiful Hau tree that provides shade at Waialae Beach Park.
Views of Kahala Resort and Koko Crater.
Views of Kahala Resort and Koko Crater.
The cute little island at Kahala Resort.
The cute little island at Kahala Resort.
Outrigger canoe by the island, as seen from Waialae Beach Park.
Outrigger canoe by the island, as seen from Waialae Beach Park.
The sand, covered in coral and shells, at Waialae Beach.
The sand, covered in coral and shells, at Waialae Beach.
Looking west toward the Kahala mansions, from Waialae Beach Park.
Looking west toward the Kahala mansions, from Waialae Beach Park.
 

Directions

Waialae Beach Park is located at 4925 Kahala Ave, Honolulu HI 96816. From Waikiki, go south on Kalakaua Ave to Diamond Head Rd. Turn right on Diamond Head Rd. It becomes Kahala Ave. Continue on Kahala Ave. Cross a bridge and turn right into the free parking for Waialae Beach Park.
Olive Tree Cafe, 4614 Kilauea Ave, Honolulu HI 96816, call (808) 737-0303.

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Beth
04/17/2017 07:14
Nice place but not the best beach on the island.

Last Updated Sun, 14 Jun 2015 14:20:56 GMT