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Island of Hawai’i - South Kohala: Map 3

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Map: South Kohala 3

1. Hapuna Beach State Recreation Area - Waialea Bay State Park (State) - White sand beach. Hiking, swimming. Parking, picnic areas, showers, restrooms. Hazardous footing, currents and waves. Open 7 a.m. to 8 p.m.

2. Puako Small Boat Ramp (State) – Boat ramp and loading dock. Trail along shoreline (north of boat ramp). Kayaking, hiking, fishing. Parking, water for vessel washdown. Hazardous footing, currents and waves. More information on coastal trails is available at the State of Hawai`i Na Ala Hele Program website or call (808) 974-4221.

3. Accesses along Puako Beach Drive – Small, white sand beaches and extensive tidal pools. Hiking (note: trail is not continueous along entire length of the shoreline), swimming, fishing (with restrictions), kayaking, surfing. Parking. No facilities. Hazardous footing, currents and waves. Twelve separate accessess along Puako Beach Drive.

4. Coastal Trail from South End of Puako Beach Lots to Pauoa Bay – Unpaved trail along rocky coast. Hiking, surfing, fishing. Parking at end of Puako Beach Drive. Parking and restrooms at Pauoa Bay in Holoholokai and Puako Petroglyph Parks in Mauna Lani Resort. Hazardous footing, currents and waves. More information on coastal trails is available at the State of Hawai`i Na Ala Hele Program website or call (808) 974-4221.

5. Holoholokai and Puako Petroglyph Parks in Mauna Lani Resort-North Side – Coral rubble beach and petroglyph field. Diving, fishing, hike to petroglyph field. Parking, ADA accessible restrooms, showers, trash cans. Hazardous footing, currents and waves. Open 7:00 a.m. to 6:30 p.m.

6. Kalahuipua`a Historic Park in Mauna Lani Resort – Requires hike through a historic preserve before reaching sandy and rocky shoreline and fishponds near Makaiwa Bay. Hiking, swimming. Parking, restrooms, picnic tables, trash cans. Hazardous footing, currents and waves. Open 6:30 a.m. to 6:30 p.m.

7. Coastal Trail in Mauna Lani Resort – Unpaved trail along rocky and sandy shoreline with low and high cliffs. Hiking, swimming, fishing, diving. Parking and restrooms at three accesses in Mauna Lani Resort (see Holoholokai, Kalahuipua`a, and 49 Black Sand Beach). Hazardous footing, currents, and waves. Beware of flying golf balls by golf courses. More information on coastal trails is available at the State of Hawai`i Na Ala Hele Program website or call (808) 974-4221.

8. 49 Black Sand Beach in Mauna Lani Resort-South Side – Black sand and pebble beach. Trail along the shoreline. Diving, swimming, fishing, hiking. Limited parking passes available via entry gate. Parking, restrooms, showers, trash cans. Hazardous footing, currents and waves. Open dawn to dusk. More information on coastal trails is available at the State of Hawai`i Na Ala Hele Program website or call (808) 974-4221.

9. Anchialine Pond Preserve in Waikoloa Beach Resort – Anchialine ponds with interpretive signage, rocky shoreline, and coastal trail. Hiking, fishing, surfing. Parking at end of Naupaka Kai Place. No facilities. Hazardous footing, currents and waves. Open 6 a.m. to 8 p.m.

10. Naupaka Place Shoreline Access in Waikoloa Beach Resort – Anchialine ponds, rocky shoreline, and coastal trail. Hiking, fishing. Parking in two possible lots: at end of Naupaka Kai Place next to Naupaka Place residential area or in public parking area mauka of Waikoloa Beach Drive. No facilities. Hazardous footing, currents and waves. Open 6 a.m. to 8 p.m.

11. `Anaeho`omalu Beach in Waikoloa Beach Resort-North Side – White sand beach and fishpond. Swimming, hiking, fishing. Parking within Kolea residential area, north of tennis courts. No facilities. Hazardous footing, currents and waves. Open sunrise to 30 minutes after sunset.

12. `Anaeho`omalu Beach in Waikoloa Beach Resort-South Side – White sand beach and fishpond. Swimming, windsurfing, sailing, hiking, fishing. Parking, restrooms, showers. Hazardous footing, currents and waves. Open 6 a.m. to 8 p.m.

13. Nature Trail at `Anaeho`omalu Beach – Paved trail around Ku`uali`i Fishpond with interpretive signage for native plants and historic sites. Hiking. Parking, restrooms, showers. Hazardous footing. Open 6 a.m. to 8 p.m.

14. Coastal Trail in Waikoloa Beach Resort – Unpaved trail along rocky and sandy shoreline. A portion of the trail is paved fronting the Hilton Waikoloa Village. Hiking, swimming, surfing, fishing, diving. Parking at four locations (see Anchialine Pond Preserve, Naupaka Place, `Anaeho`omalu Beach-North and South) and restrooms at `Anaeho`omalu Beach-South Side. Hazardous footing, currents and waves. Beware of flying golf balls by golf course. More information on coastal trails is available at the State of Hawai`i Na Ala Hele Program website or call (808) 974-4221.

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