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Makapu'u Point

Kalaniana'ole Hwy, turnout above Makapu'u Beach, Oahu, HI 96795
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A beautiful, scenic spot overlooking Makapuu Peninsula.
  • Excellent65%
  • Very good32%
  • Average2%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible1%
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“tide pools” (5 reviews)
“rabbit island” (4 reviews)
“light house” (4 reviews)
Kalaniana'ole Hwy, turnout above Makapu'u Beach, Oahu, HI 96795
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Reviewed 14 January 2017 via mobile

I'm pretty sure I found the right spot. I was so excited to go here to look at the tide pools. Instead I found several tents set up for people to live in. There was quite a bit of trash laying around on the ground...More

Thank NewAdventures16
Reviewed 5 January 2017 via mobile

Absolute gorgeous view. I plan to have this Makapuu point for my future wedding photoshoot. It's very easy to get to if you keep driving east beyond the Hanuama Bay. The view is absolutely stunning from the lookout, but what makes this point different and...More

Thank Marcus Z
Reviewed 1 November 2016 via mobile

Well worth the stop for the outstanding views of Rabbit Island and Kāohikaipu Island State Seabird Sanctuary, Makapu'u beach. Can be windy though, but great views.

Thank SoCalOregonian
Reviewed 28 October 2016

Beautiful spot for taking pictures of the coast line and the blue ocean. The parking is free but the lot is not very large.

Thank Linlou0129
Reviewed 29 September 2016

Quick review - great place to snap a bunch of photos like crazy. Very beautiful panoramic view of the eastern most shores of Oahu. We didn't do the hike though we heard it was quite nice and paved. A recently-married couple had their photo session...More

2  Thank jjluke
Reviewed 15 September 2016

I've never seen anything so gorgeous. It was a great hike, not overly challenging, but do bring a lot of water with you. It is truly a great walk, seeing the water hitting the rocks. Everything is so blue. One of the best hikes we...More

Thank Katherine M
Reviewed 11 September 2016 via mobile

Beautiful drive in the area of the island. Loved the view. The waves were crashing in to the rocks and the water was a beautiful blue. Great place for pictures.

Thank 2014ksmith
Reviewed 5 September 2016 via mobile

A quick stop here is well worth the view out to Manana (Rabbit) Island and along the coast. From the high vantage point the ocean color really pops!

Thank Kiwi000001
Reviewed 3 September 2016 via mobile

Went there with my husband on September 2nd. We went too late but we still had a glimpse of the view. There were few parking spaces in the lookout. It was so windy but the view was really spectacular. We saw some people hiked to...More

Thank Rolinette
Reviewed 27 August 2016

We enjoyed going to the point to watch the surfers and waves. We didn't do any exploring as the waves were huge (day before hurricane hit). It also made for some fun pics. On lighter days, the beach is awesome!

Thank Kim W
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