Kawili Beach - Swim near Kaunakakai, Hawaii
21.1583720083, -156.73677499737
19.0 miles E of Kaunakakai, Hawaii
GPS: 21°9'30.1"N 156°44'12.4"W
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State: Hawaii


Kawili beach in the beautiful Halawa Valley. It is safe for swimming when the ocean is calm, but has strong rip currents when the surf is up. Either way it's always a quiet spot to relax and take in the beauty of Halawa.

  1. Plan Ahead and Prepare
  2. Travel & camp on durable surfaces
  3. Dispose of waste properly
  4. Leave what you find
  5. Minimize campfire impacts
  6. Respect wildlife
  7. Be considerate of other visitors


From Kaunakakai, Hawaii

  1. Head southeast on Makaena Pl toward Maluolu Pl (0.3 mi)
  2. Turn left onto HI-460 (0.2 mi)
  3. Continue onto HI-450/Kamehameha V Hwy
    Continue to follow Kamehameha V Hwy
    (27.6 mi)

Located in Halawa Valley Halawa Valley, Molokai

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