Makapuu Island, Oahu, Hawaii

Makapuu Island, Oahu, Hawaii
Makapuu Island, Oahu, Hawaii
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Makapuu Island

 

The Makapuu Point State Wayside or the Makapuu Beach Park is a very popular destination for family vacations and getaways on Oahu in Hawaii. It is located close to the delightful Sea Life Park, and it is home to some of the island’s most famous landmarks including the Makapuu beach, the shore trail, the lighthouse and the Manana.

The Manana, also called Rabbit Island, is located around the Makapuu Beach Park.

The Makapuu Lighthouse is one of Hawaii’s most famed and distinguishing tourist attractions. It gives a breathtaking view of Oahu’s beautiful Windward side. Located on the southern shore of Oahu, between the Sea Life Park and the Sandy Beach is the renowned Makapuu Lighthouse trail. On top of the trail are two lookout platforms. Visitors who want to get a good view of Rabbit Island, the Makapuu Beach and Windward Oahu should get up onto the platforms.

The Makapuu beach is a well-known venue for bodysurfing. Waves can reach heights of over twelve feet, and it also has the best shore break in Hawaii. Makapuu beach has tough currents and rough waters, so only experienced body surfers are encouraged to bodysurf in the beach. Classis surfboards are not allowed.

 
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