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Kohala District (Part 2)
(See also Lifeguard Safety
Tips & Big Island Camping)
Call National Weather Service 961-5582 for
Weather Forecast & 935-9883 for Marine Forecast.
As lifeguard services may vary, call the County of Hawaii at 961-8694
for current coverage.
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BAY MARINE LIFE CONSERVATION DISTRICT (BEACH 69)
Take Hwy 19 N. from Kailua-Kona about 23 miles to Puako Beach
Drive. Take first right onto Old Puako Road. Turn left between
poles 69 and 70.
One of the island's most beautiful white sand beaches.
Excellent swimming, snorkeling, scuba diving & windsurfing.
Hazardous ocean conditions in the winter months during periods
of high surf.
Waialea Bay MLCD
North from Kailua-Kona on Queen Kaahumanu Hwy (Hwy 19)
to Mile Marker 76. Turn left at Mile Marker #76. Turn left
at road across from Kings' Shops.
A long crescent of white sand - fronting the Waikoloa
Resorts. A popular spot for windsurfing - many archaeological
sites including two fishponds and a large petroglyph field.
Good swimming, diving & snorkeling.
Parking, restrooms, showers, picnic tables, rentals,
LANI BEACH (KALAHUIPUAA)
Take Hwy 19 to sign for Mauna Lani at Kalahuipuaa Resort.
Swim and snorkel in the placid waters of Nanuko Inlet.
Site of productive fishponds, active examples of ancient Hawaiian
Parking, restrooms, showers.
Take Hwy 19 north to public access road on the right between
mile markers 82 & 83.Trail to beach (approx. 20-minute
A long, wide unique bay that stretches for 2 miles. At the
southern end is a beautiful, pristine, cold freshwater pond.
At the northern end is a 5-acre lagoon that is home to many
Green Sea turtles. Site of Kiholo-Puako Trail. Great swimming
On to Kona District
- Part 1
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