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Ka'ena Point State Park, Waianae
(4.8/5 based on 240+ reviews on the web)
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  • Long hike but beautiful and perfect spot to see the Hawaian monk Seal, though we didn't see any during that trip, but we saw several birds in the bird trail. The pathway has almost no areas for shade,...  more »
  • A beautiful area to explore on the west side of Oahu. Ancient lava flows into the ocean. Beaches were great. Not too crowded. 
  • This is a 5-mile return hike to the point on dust roads, so ensure you bring along loads of water, sunscreen, and sunglasses to protect your eyes from the dust. Go earlier so you'll avoid the midday s...  more »
  • Really beautiful! There weren't as many albatross there as I guess there usually are so that was slightly disappointing, but beautiful. Be sure to wear sunscreen and bring water. There's no shade on this one! There's a spot where the trail kind of looks like it ends, but you just have to climb up and over a bit. There's a cool land bridge at one spot along the trail.
  • Kaena Point offers a glimpse at the edge of the Oahu island. It is a rough terrain out there. The hike is stunning with views of the mountain range to one side and the ocean on the other. The albatross birds are fun to watch. They will take flight and sometimes buzz right over your head. At the point look out, you can usually get a glimpse of the seals basking on the beach. The waves crashing on the rocks offers some powerful display of the ocean. Be careful though!!!!
  • This is a beautiful location to go to especially if you're a tourist you can walk out to the point at Sunset and get spectacular views.
  • THE BEST TRAIL before arriving at the point to watch the sunset. You'll witness several spots where everything around you is just amazing! Perfect for pictures and hangouts. After you watch the sunset at Kaena Point, make sure you leave with a light of some sort as it gets dark fast and the trail is under an hours walk back to the parking lot. Enjoy the scenery!!
  • 5mi RT hike. Not much elevation gain but decent ocean view. Not one of my favorite hikes on the island.