Makapuu Beach

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Located along the eastern shore of Oahu, Makapuu Beach is one of the most beautiful beaches in the islands. Black lava rock cliffs contrast with the ocean colors that range from turquoise to azure blue. The shoreline is somewhat on the smaller side, but the waves break robustly most of the year. The beach conditions are best for above-average body- or boogie-boarders. Although the rip currents are almost always present, there are times when conditions are good for swimming and snorkeling. The beach attracts many young locals who gather on weekends to see and be seen.

Location:  41-095 Kalanianaole Highway