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East Side or "Winward"- Oahu Beaches
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The East side or Windward Coast extend from Makapuu Point to Kahuku Point and true to its name is the best side of the island for windsurfing

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Makapuu Beach, just below Makapu'u Point, Lifeguarded Beaches stunning pictures and detail , Makapu'u Beach in the lee of the point is one of the most famous bodysurfing beaches in Hawaiíi.Even if you never venture into the water, it's worth a visit Click for Makapuu Beach ParkOahu Beaches
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Makapu'u Pier, In front of you on the long pier is part of the Makai Undersea Test Range, a research facility that;s closed to the public. Many locals come to fish off the pier or spearfish along the coast. Some
companies run scuba tours to the reef offshore
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Kaupo Beach Park is a long narrow stretch of beach located at the eastern extremity of Ko'olaupoko District. Well known locally Weekend Surf Camp For Beginners.   Click for Kaupo Beach Park
Kaiona Beach Park lies at the base of the Ko'olau Range in Waimanalo
said to be named for a benevolent relative of Pele.
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Waimanalo beach
lies along the eastern half of Waimanalo Beach (the beach), with an overall length of nearly 5.5 mi (8.8 km), the longest stretch of sandy shoreline on O`ahu each is ideal for swimming, bodysurfing, and boogie boarding.
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Waimanalo Beach Park, This beautiful long strip of soft white sand beach, in a crater open to the sea, is a must, even if you don't
snorkel.
It is less than 5 miles south of Makapu'u and on a weekend busy with picnicking families
and active sports fields.
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Lanikai Beach, Windward Oahu's premier beach is a 2-mile-long, wide golden strand with dunes   Click for Lanikai Beach
Kailua Beach Park offers a picture perfect outdoor experience. One of the best beach on Oahu, the fine sandy beach is protect by Kailua Bay which makes for gentle waves. A perfect place to take a swim.   Click for Kailua Beach ParkOahu Beaches
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Kalama Beach, A private clubhouse, built on the lot and dedicated on July 29, 1928, was named
the Kalama Beach Club in honor of Queen Kalama, the wife of King Kamehameha III.Very secluded and beautiful beach for beginner surfer
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Oneawa Beach, Its wide, sandy beach and clear, shallow water make it an excellent location for
surfing and snorkeling. Proceed through the intersection of Kailua Road and Oneawa
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Kane'ohe Beach ParkKane'ohe means "bamboo man" or "bamboo husband Bodysurfing, bodyboarding, fishing, scuba diving, snorkeling,
surfing,..very Nice quiet place, if you want to lay down and relax on the grass or even have a picnic with your friends.
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Laenani Beach Park, Bordered by
a low seawall, it has no beach.
A powerful rip often runs seaward at the north end of the beach where water
washing
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Waiahole Beach Park This is only a beach park in name, as there is no sandy beach. The grassy area has been used as a base camp for the Lost crew when filming at nearby Waikane Pier, but has also been a filming location itself. Click for Waiahole Beach
Kualoa Regional Park
In ancient Hawaii, this was a very sacred spot where Hawaiian chiefs brought their infant children to be raised and trained as rulers. Today, the park is listed on the National Register of Historic Places.
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North Shore
  Kahana Bay Beach Park
The bay is famous for the akule (bigeye scad), which come in seasonally; papio (skip jack) and goatfish are also found here. The surrounding park has picnic areas, camping, and hiking trails. Top
 
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Kaaawa Beach Park is a narrow but beautiful crescent of sand in Kaaawa Town
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  Swanzy Beach Park, During the 1920s, Julie Judd Swanzy, a prominent island
resident who had inherited the lands of Kualoa and Ka'a'awa from her father in
in recognition of her donation of the lands for Swanzy Beach Park at 1950
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  Makaua Beach Park, Continue on Kamehameha Highway until you enter the town of Ka'a'awa. Just past
Swanzy Beach Park, turn right into Makaua Beach Park
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  Kaluanui Beach, secluded fine sand beach perfect for snorkeling or diving.   Click for Kaluanui Beach
  Makao Bay, beach, surf site, Hau'ula, O'ahu. Calcareous sand beach on the bay
south of Hau'ula Beach Park. Chinese farmers lived and grew rice here
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  At the estuary of little stream across from the fire station in the middle of town is Aukai Beach Park, a small flat beach. There are better choise nearby.   Click for Aukai Beach Park
  Punaluu, The beach itself is very beautiful, and the access to the water from the road is super close and easy. There are also restrooms and plenty of shade available at this park. Oahu Beaches
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  Hauula Beach Park The town of Hauula and nearby Hauula Beach Park were named after the hau trees that were once abundant. Although less plentiful now, the trees continue to blossom here every July and August.   Oahu Beaches
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  Kokololio Beach is named after the Kokololio Valley and stream which head up into the hills behind the park   Click for Kokololio Beach
  Because of its easy access and its great bodysurfing waves, Pounders is a popular weekend beach. The beach used to be called Pahumoa, after a local fisherman who arranged the local hukilau   Click for Pounders Beach
  Laie Beach Park, is a white sand beach with waves year-round, known to locals simply as Pounders Beach.
This pretty, unmarked beach is worth a stop if you're visiting the Polynesian Cultural, Laie Ponders Beach Oahu, hawaii
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  A somewhat hidden beach Hukiloa Beach, A “hukilau” in Hawaiian is a traditional method of fishing, in which a group of people participate .Because the hukilau was so popular, the visitor industry asked the Laie community to continue this fishing method as a visitor attraction. So for years, it was held on this beach.   Click for Hukilau Beach
  La'ie Point Beach, According to legend. This peninsula was originally a "Mo'o" or giant lizard. Standing upright ready to kill any intruder. After Kana (a legendary warrior) and his brother had rescued their mother from Moloka'i and had taken her back to Hawaii.   Click for Laniloa - La'ie Point Click for Laniloa Beach
  Malaekahana State Recreation Area Malaekahana is the name of the bay and beach to the north of La'ie.
The big attraction here is tiny Goat Island, a bird
sanctuary just offshore.
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