Increased Stingray Activity
Kahaluʻu, blessed with an excellent water supply fertile soil, supported a large pre-contact population of both commoners and chiefs. Many house sites, heiau other habitation ruins, and petroglyphs are located at or near Kahalu’u Bay, which was a focal point for the community. Probably the most striking feature on the shoreline is the ruin of the great breakwater that once entirely enclosed Kahaluʻu Bay and Kealialia, the tidal lagoon of the Keauhou Beach Hotel. Known as Paokamenehune, the "menehune breakwater," the structure originally formed a semicircle, 3,900 feet long. Most of the huge boulders of which it was constructed have been scattered by the endless batterings of high surf, storm waves, and tsunami.
No Fire Pits
Beaches and oceans are dynamic natural environments. Crowd conditions, currents, waves, wild animals, and other water and beach conditions can rapidly change. The risks and conditions shown on this site are informational only and not always real-time. Actual conditions may differ. Lifeguards are not always on duty or available. Always remain aware of your surroundings and exercise due care for your own safety and the safety of others around you.
Always check for water warnings or check with a lifeguard before you swim.