Ala Moana Beach Park, Oahu, Hawaii

Ala Moana Beach Park, Oahu, Hawaii
Ala Moana Beach Park, Oahu, Hawaii
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Ala Moana Beach Park in Oahu

 

The Ala Moana Beach Park is a beautiful public park in Oahu, Hawaii. It lies between downtown Honolulu and Waikiki. The 100-acre park boasts of a half-mile long man-made gold-sand beach. The beach was created by the Dillingham Dredging Company owner who was looking for a place for dredged land. Back in the 1950s, the sand was brought to the park to create the beach.

The water is often calm and peaceful because of the outer reef protecting the beach. This makes it a safe and ideal place for children and long-distance swimmers. Dredge out of the reef is a boat channel and a 25-feet deep swimming channel. Swimmers are cautioned about the bottom of the Ala Moana’s ocean, which drops very suddenly.

The beach park has a lot of grassy areas under the shade of palm tress and banyans that make the venue the perfect place for picnics, barbecues, and outdoor games. The Ala Moana Beach Park has showers, tennis courts, food concessions, a music pavilion, picnic tables and phones for the use and enjoyment of its visitors.

The Ala Moana Beach Park is popular among Honolulu residents especially during weekends when they bring their families to the park to swim, relax and spend time outdoors together.

 
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