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Kaʻena Point Trail

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"6.1-mile out-and-back trail near Waialua. Generally considered a moderately challenging route, and it takes an average of 2 h 17 min to complete! It is best to do first thing in the morning as it gets hot and has hardly any shade. You may see seals and albatross, + great tide pools to cool off in if you bring a swimsuit! Ample parking right by trailhead, beach with bathroom and shower facilities nearby. Ka'ena Point State Park requires a permit to enter with a vehicle beyond the gated access. For more information, visit: https://dlnr.hawaii.gov/dsp/parks/oahu/kaena-point-state-park/ Parking is at the two beaches on each side; North Shore's Mokuleia (http://alltrails.com/trail/us/hawaii/kaena-point-north-access) and Waianae's Yokohama Bay. Parking is on gravel or lightly paved surface. If towed, expect to pay $250 off-road fee from tow company."
"Ka’ena Point is the western most tip of the island. It is also a nature preserve for sea birds and monk seals! Tread lightly and take in the sights. Bring water, sunscreen and a hat as there is almost no shade."

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