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Malaekahana State Recreation Area, Laie

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State Park · Hidden Gem · Nature / Park
At Malaekahana State Recreation Area, visitors find a tropical woodland and picturesque beach cove, along with restrooms, camping sites, and some picnic tables. The area remains ideal for spending a quiet and relaxing day outdoors. It's also a good place for families looking for some beach and water activities with calm waves perfect for swimming and bodyboarding. Note that permit is required for the camping sites. Other lodgings available in the area may include plantation-style housing. Use Inspirock's suggestions to plan your Laie trip and find the best activities and attractions for your vacation.
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  • The beach is literally golden. It is a long beach, no lifeguard with limited use (it would seem). This side of the island has more waves, so to speak. A great place to learn to surf. Boogie...  more »
  • We visited this recreation area during our Circle Island Tour with Oahu Nature Tours. This quiet recreation area fronts a long white rustic sand beach. It has a great surf and being quiet has no...  more »
  • A very nice recreation area along the Kamehameha Highway 83 on the North East side of the island. The park has plenty of parking and has modern bathroom facilities, you can also camp but only in designated areas with a permit. The beach is nice to walk along or also for swimming but be careful between the shore and Goat Island because of the cross currents. Five stars.... yes... what can I say bad about the place????
  • Nice beaches. Need a code for the gate to enter. Closed form 7pm-7am. Can vamp. Look at the website.

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