Kealia Beach

Photo by Wasabi
Hanalei Bay

Surfers and boogie boarders flock to this water for the regular surf and wild conditions due to the constantly changing sand bar. The half mile long beach is a favorite for jogging, dog walking, kite flying, and bon fires. Public parking. New restrooms and sheltered picnic benches completed in 2008.

Things To Do
  • Swimming
  • Surfing
  • Bodyboarding
  • Fishing
  • Paddling
  • Beach walks
  • Family days
Cool Because

There are almost always waves to play in at Kealia and plenty of room to do it.

Hazards

Strong currents. Powerful waves breaking on sandbars. Sharp reef.

Topography

Sandy shoreline with rocky points at each end. Sandy underwater with some reef.

Not Good For

Snorkeling - areas with sand bottom are not good for snorkeling because there is no reef to support a variety of fish.

Surf Forecast

2-5 ft.

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