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Nanakuli is on the west coast of the island of Oahu, Hawaii

Get in[edit]

Take the H1 freeway westwards. As you round the southwest corner of the island you will see the Waianae Coast laid out before you, with the expanse of blue ocean to your left.

Get around[edit]

The City Bus will get there. Catch with City Bus# 40/40A - Makaha or Route C CountryExpress!

The Bus One-Way Fare: $2. The Bus Transfer: One free with each paid cash fare.


Places of Interest

Nanakuli Beach Park (86-269 Farrington Hwy) The west coast of O'ahu is fairly well protected from strong surf conditions even during the winter months making this beach a haven for the winter traveler. Its coral reef slopes gradually downward providing great swimming year round. It has a beautiful and stable sandy beach area.

This beach park is in an area where it had been customary to name places after a body part - Nanakuli literally means "to look at the knee." This is an interesting beach and offers a diversified recreational activity menu.

Principal ocean activities are swimming, snorkeling, SCUBA and skin diving. Swimming is generally safe during the Summer months, but becomes very dangerous during Winter high surf season. Snorkelers and divers should watch out for Winter's strong currents and turbulence.

This beach park is in the driest areas of O`ahu. Be sure you and any keiki (children) who might be with you drink plenty of fluids to avoid dehydration. SUN GLASSESBe sun safe and sensible: Be sure to wear a broad spectrum sun block, tanning lotion, or cream with a sun protective factor of SPF 15+ - and reapply it every two hours. Don't forget your sunglasses and to wear a hat with a wide brim, too!


Sail with whales, dive with dolphins, snorkel with turtles, with the marine biologist led crew of - see Wild Side Specialty Tours


Rent surfboards, snorkel equipment and bikes Hale Nalu.


A good Korean BBQ spot exists.


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