Makalawena/Pu'u Ali'i, Kailua-Kona

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  • This is our favorite Big Island beach. It’s a bit of a hike but oh so worth it. It’s a beautiful white sand beach with the most intensely blue water. Be sure to bring supplies and water but not to hea...  more »
  • Wear tennis shoes! The trail has small lava rocks and it is a bit of a walk, but worth the effort! The more secluded beaches are worth the walk, beautiful turquoise water. The day we were there the su...  more »
  • Trust me. Stop at the first beach you see. Otherwise you’re in for a long walk over pointy rocks and soft impossible sand. The Makalawena Beach is clear but there’s no shade and it’s definitely far fr...  more »

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