Kauna'oa Bay, Kohala Coast

3.9
#6 of 7 in Parks in Kohala Coast
Kaunaʻoa Bay has one of the few white sand beaches of the Kohala Coast, the western side of the island of Hawaiʻi. A historic hotel, the Mauna Kea Beach Hotel, is located on beautiful Kauna'oa.
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  • Maybe the best beach on ALL the Hawaiian Islands. We've been to Hawaii 40x and stayed on 5 of the islands and explored tons of beaches throughout the years and this time we stayed at the Mauna Kea BH....  more »
  • We spent 2 weeks at Kauna’oa Bay....the gorgeous landscape, the beautiful, foliage, the perfect weather, what more can you ask for! The beach was amazing. Just in time for an early fall. We’ve been...  more »
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  • Limited public parking, public beach section is to the left. The resort chairs are off limits unless a guest at the hotel. Best snorkeling is off to the right, along the rocks going towards Kaaha point. Go in the morning before the wind and choppy afternoon water. Do not go snorkeling if there has been a storm recently, it will be murky.

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