Maximum depth is about 25 feet inside the bay. This is a great snorkeling area, and a good dive area. There is plenty of coral and small reef fish with lots of turtles, especially further out in the bay. Towards the outside of the bay to the west is Hekili point. Divers frequent this area often. Non-aggressive white tip reef sharks are usually plentiful out there. There are no facilities to speak of, except the Olawalu general store. This beach is spread across about a mile of coastline along the Honoapiilani Highway from about the 13 mile marker to the Olowalu General Store. The best part of the beach is around the 14 mile marker. There is no parking lot, pull off onto the beach from the highway. Be careful not to park in loose sand. This is a convenient, fairly well protected beach. The coral formations remain in shallow water for a considerable distance out from shore. The surf is normally gentle, but consistent, with scuba diving, snorkeling being excellent. No facilities. The nearest phone, food and drink is at the Olowalu General Store. There are no restrooms here either, and none for beach users at the General Store. This is a convenient, fairly well protected beach. The coral formations remain in shallow water for a considerable distance out from shore. Divers will need to swim out a ways to deeper water. There are lots of turtles and a good variety of reef fish. The green sea turtles can be a delight at this location.
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