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Kona District (Part 3)
(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 BEACH PARK
Located approx. 6 miles south of Kailua-Kona on Alii Drive.
Small beach park, site of a boat harbor and ramp. Excellent
swimming and snorkeling. High surf causes closures of bay
entrances during winter months.
Parking, restrooms, showers, picnic tables.
|KEALAKEKUA BAY MARINE
LIFE CONSERVATION DISTRICT
At the end of Beach Road off Gov't. Rd. from Puuhonoa Rd.
A 315 acre bay that provides opportunities for snorkelers
and scuba divers to observe the marine life in this relatively
pristine underwater habitat. Rich in coral and fish display.
Fishing restrictions. Home to many Spinner dolphins.
Just south of Captain Cook, off Kuakini Hwy (Hwy 11)
Site of Hikiau Heiau State Monument for Captain James Cook.
A small, rocky 6-acre park that attracts many sunbathers and
Parking, restrooms, showers, picnic pavilion, basketball court.
PUUHONUA O HONAUNAU NATIONAL HISTORICAL PARK
Take Hwy 11 S. to Hwy 160 (just after Mile Marker 104). Take
Hwy 160 to park.
A 181.8 acre place of refuge for kapu (law) breakers in
pre-contact Hawaii. On the shoreline of Honaunau Bay, one
of the best snorkeling and nearshore scuba diving areas on
the island. Excellent whale watching in the winter.
Parking, restrooms, showers, picnic tables. Visit
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