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Makalawena/Pu'u Ali'i

Off Highway 19 between mile marker 90 and 91, Hiking trail near Kona Coast State Park, Kailua-Kona, Island of Hawaii, HI 96740
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Off Highway 19 between mile marker 90 and 91, Hiking trail near Kona Coast State Park, Kailua-Kona, Island of Hawaii, HI 96740
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Firstly there is a 'unimproved' road that leads you to a car park of another beach. his track is driveable in a regular sedan as I saw people driving mondeos and Chrysler hatches across the surface. Take it slow and pick your lines and you...More

Thank btandrmb
Reviewed 1 week ago

if you can get there go. its a bit of a trek to get in, so pack lite, but the beach is huge. not alot of shade

Thank Zephyr C
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

As soon as we arrive on the Pride of America, we took the tender to shore. We arrived on the dock about 10:15. We asked a local taxi driver named Clinton to take us here. It was a $50 fare one way. We pre-arranged a...More

Thank cliftonlaura
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This beach is what everyone says it is- silky white sand, clear water, peaceful and without throngs of people. There are 2 ways to get there: Kekaha Kai which requires a bumpy but relatively easy drive (accessible with sedan) and a 20 minute walk to...More

3  Thank Heather A
Reviewed 29 May 2017 via mobile

A great place to unwind and jump into peaceful blue water. There are many shades to sit under. Mostly younger population, and fun crowd beach here. We were there for a few hours and was lots of fun. Will definitely go back.

Thank luckydog172
Reviewed 26 May 2017

Very beautiful area to just sit and enjoy the beautiful Hawaii waterfront. Stop, take a look and soak in the sun.

Thank Winggal222
Reviewed 18 May 2017 via mobile

You will ruin perfection for the rest of us! (Okay, I meant to say don't go without snorkel gear or you will miss the real beauty!)

Thank UnkaDuke
Reviewed 13 May 2017 via mobile

We snorkeled with a sea turtle and all kinds of smaller fish. There are plenty of trees for shade. Lots of great coral but not many large seashells. Had a blast.

Thank brigalmcc
Reviewed 20 April 2017

We heard this was the best beach, but it was not our favorite. We had a 4x4 so we did the drive in to the beach, which was quite nasty and bumpy. My husband was excited to use the Jeep on the road, but even...More

3  Thank thismomtravels4
Reviewed 12 April 2017

I was told that this was a nice and quiet place by a local and I am so glad I made it there! It's also called KAKAHA KAI BEACH PARK. You need to park by the sign and walk to the beach. The road is...More

1  Thank AventuraDelMundo
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Response from Gail C | Reviewed this property |
I saw only clothed visitors and several young families.
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William C
26 January 2016|
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Response from Kim M | Reviewed this property |
Aloha. The Green Sand Beach is located on the south tip of the Big Island. To access it, you take Hwy 11 South to South Point Road. About 10 miles down the road forks. The Green Sand Beach is to the LEFT at the fork, small... More
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