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Alternative-Hawaii Beach Guide to the Kona District of the Big Island of Hawaii  

Big Island Beaches:
A Sampler

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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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©Ann Cecil
KEAUHOU 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.


©Ann Cecil
KEALAKEKUA BAY MARINE LIFE CONSERVATION DISTRICT
At the end of Beach Road off Gov't. Rd. from Puuhonoa Rd. (Hwy 160).

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.

Visit Kealakekua MLCD


©Ann Cecil
NAPOOPOO BEACH PARK
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 swimmers.

Parking, restrooms, showers, picnic pavilion, basketball court.


©Ann Cecil
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 the Park

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