At the end of Po`ipu Road, just past
the Grand Hyatt Kaua`i Resort and
Spa, go about two miles along the
unpaved, historic, sugar cane hauling
road. At the intersection, turn right,
From the cleared parking area
you can walk through the dunes
to Maha`ulepu Beach. If you
continue driving or if you walk
to the left on the dirt road,
you will come to Kawailoa Bay.
Parking at Kawailoa is more
Tips for Visiting Maha`ulepu
Drive slowly on the dirt roads.
Keep the dust to a minimum and
enjoy the view of Mt. Haupu
and Maha`ulepu Valley.
Maha`ulepu is private property.
Grove Farm Company opens a gate
in the early morning and closes
it in the evening. Please respect
their land and their management.
There are leased areas within
Maha`ulepu. Please stay out
of fenced areas.
Maha`ulepu is a quiet sanctuary.
Maha`ulepu is a sacred place
to native Hawaiians, especially
the extensive dunes which are
burial places. Please remember
that you are always in or near
a cemetery when you are at coastal
Protect the natural resources
Endangered Hawaiian Monk Seals
on the beach are resting and
are protected by federal law.
Stay 100 feet away from seals
on the beach or in the ocean.
Many of the crawling plants
The limestone headlands of Maha`ulepu
are fragile. Cliffs are undercut
and hazardous. Try to stay on
Control dogs, please.
Ocean conditions at Maha`ulepu
are changeable and, especially
from April through October,
can be hazardous. For daily ocean conditions at Maha`ulepu see: www.Kauaiexplorer.com
for more details.
Thank you for your awareness.