Poolenalena Beach Park in Maui, Hawaii
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Po'olenalena Beach Park

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Poolenalena Beach Park Panoramic Photo Looking down the beach

Park Address:

65 Makena Road
Wailea-Makena, Hawaii 96753


Po'olenalena Park Directions and Address in Makena, Maui Hawaii

Beach Checklist:

Easy Parking, Free Lot

No Picnic Tables

No Restrooms

No Showers

No Grills for Cooking

Waves with swell only

Easy ocean access

Good paddleboarding

Long beach for walking

Soft Sand


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Po'olenalena Beach View
Po'olenalena Beach View
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Small Wave at Po'olenalena Beach
Small Wave at Po'olenalena Beach
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Po'olenalena Beach
Po'olenalena Beach
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Rocks at Po'olenalena Beach
Rocks at Po'olenalena Beach
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Molokini from Po'olenalena Beach
Molokini from Po'olenalena Beach
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Shade at Po'olenalena Beach
Shade at Po'olenalena Beach


Why Po'olenalena Beach Park?

This beach is approximately 2/3rds of a mile and has nice soft sand with minimal shade on the beach. This beach provides lots of space.


What is the Beach Vibe at Po'olenalena Beach Park?

It is a clean, family beach that is popular with the locals. This beach is often crowded on the weekends and provides great viewing opportunies for Molokini and the West Maui Mountains. The beach entering the water has a nice slow gradation which makes it perfect for little ones and adults alike.


What is the Best Time of Day to the Beach Park?

The waves are nice and smooth which makes for a great morning beach. Cloud cover is common during the afternoon hours. In the summer months, the swell can come up and bring 1-3 foot waves in the afternoon. Be careful in the fall months as larger waves have been known to suddenly appear with the afternoon swell.


Are Fires Allowed at the Beach Park?

No fires are allowed; use a small grill or hibachi in the park areas and keep them off the beach. Hot coals hidden in the sand can smolder for hours and creating a real danger to barefoot beachgoers the next day. More informaiton from the Department of Land and Natural Resources can be found here: Fire Usage