Positioned on the foot of Koolau crest, Kaiona Seaside Park is a small, smooth white sanded seaside situated on the southeastern-most aspect of Waimanalo in Windward Oahu. Due to its protected and calm aquamarine waters, Kaiona Seaside Park is fashionable amongst household seaside amongst locals. Even youngsters and novices will get pleasure from swimming right here because the waves are mellow and the underside is smooth and rock-free.
Although the water is fantastic for swimming, the water typically makes poor snorkeling. As attribute of Windward Oahu, rain and freshwater runoffs and powerful commerce winds typically make the water of Kaiona Seaside cloudy. Throughout higher days although, the water is evident and the entry to the snorkeling spot, simple.
The park behind the seaside provides full facilities for picnicking. For giant picnics and events, company must get a allow from the Metropolis and County Parks and Recreation Division. The place picnics and events contain 100 folks and extra, it’s important to put together $100 for deposit. Kainoa Seaside Park was once a well-liked tenting web site; the tenting grounds, nonetheless, have been not too long ago closed.
Companies and facilities: restrooms, showers, picnic tables, telephones, boat ramp, parking.
5 Distinctive Issues about Kaiona Seaside Park
- About 75 yards from the boat ramp down the seaside is a nationwide historic landmark: the Pahonu, (which means “turtle enclosure in Hawaiian) Pond. Made from 50 x 5 stonewall, the pond is situated in entrance of The Grasp’s Property’s home. It was used to accommodate captured sea turtles for an Ali’i or chief who favored sea turtle meat.
- The Grasp’s Property was the setting of the T.V. sequence Magnum P.I.
- Half of the Kaiona Seaside Park is dwelling of the Waimanalo Canoe Membership Halau.
- The seaside’s boat ramp is the one launching and touchdown pad between Hawaii Kai and Kailua.
- The seaside park lies on the base of the Kokolau Mountains; it’s the first seaside on the east aspect of Oahu.