Hike the Maha'ulepu Trail

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Added by Shauna Simons

This family-friendly hike offers scenic lookouts over the ocean. This is a great option for a sunset hike -- especially if you're trying to impress that special someone.

This easy-to-handle trail is a good one for the whole family. The trail starts from "Shipwrecks Beach", in front of the Grand Hyatt and follows the coastline for 2 miles to Maha'ulepu Beach. Along the way, you'll witness beautiful, rugged coastline and multiple lookouts over the ocean.

This trail is fairly easy and flat. This beach typically has strong winds and shorebreak waves, so exercise caution if you decide to take a dip in the ocean. To return, simply head back the way you came.

Pack List

  • Shoes (you could do it in sandals if you'd like)
  • Swimsuit
  • Sunscreen
  • Camera
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Hiking, Photography

Skill Level:



Year Round

Trail Type:



2 Miles


Family Friendly

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Added by Shauna Simons

PNW native adventuring around Oahu and beyond with my other half, Christopher Simons.

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