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Makapu'u Point, Oahu

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Climb to the easternmost point of the island of Oahu to enjoy the spectacular views from Makapu'u Point. This rocky peak serves as the finish line for many hiking trails and is home to Makapu'u Point Light, a 1909 lighthouse boasting one of the world's largest Fresnel lenses. The perch offers panoramic vistas of the bays on either side, where the waves crash against the rocky cliffs. The rough waves below make for great surfing conditions; alternatively, look out for whales in the surrounding waters. Be aware that the hike out to the point is difficult, and for experienced hikers only. Put Makapu'u Point and other Kailua attractions into our Kailua trip itinerary maker site , and watch your holiday take shape.
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  • On our road trip this was one of our favorites. Really nice to see the sea and the beautiful surroundings.  more »
  • Nice place for a quick stop to look at rabbit head island. Nothing much to see there. But if you are passing by check it out, it won't take long and you will be able to say you saw it!  more »
  • Beautiful lookout for a quick stop. Don’t miss the old ‘pillbox’ (military lookout) accessible on the hillside on the other side of the railing. Our tour guide said it was fine to check it out i.e. go...  more »
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  • It is a very beautiful place with a great view. The hike up to the scenic point is short but can be a bit strenuous if you are not in a good health condition and if it's a hot day. Besides that it is very easy
  • There is a way to climb the mountain, beautiful scenery seen from the observation deck, parked in a parking lot and back to parking (there is a way people walked walked to. ) Carefully on the scaffold you will to the pillbox at the top in about 30 minutes. See the best views in the key point key point. Up the family overseas and is safe even for women. The pillbox at the top leaving poin at trails. You can get down the paved road watching the scenery, walk to the parking lot of poin at point of origin. The course takes an hour. If you see the sunrise in the morning from the poin at trail side early in the morning at 5:00 30 there in the General beauty of the landscape until the sun rises 6:00 in the past comes to the top, have arrived in the past, Sun. If you see the poin at trails Asahi poin at points come and go during the day enjoy poin at trail
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