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Makalawena Beach Hawaii Reviews
Makalawena Beach, Big Island, Hawaii Apr 24, 2009
I stayed at this beach several times while I lived on the island and loved it every time. It was always clean and the water is great. Not the best spot for snorkeling. But if you just want a beach that is beautiful and not packed with tourist this is the place.
You can drive down to the beach but only if you have 4wd and a high clearance other wise you will have about an hour depending on how much gear you are carrying to get to the beach.
It also has a little fresh water spring so you can was off the salt water at the end of the day.
I gave it four for safety because one of my friends windows got broken one time while we were down at the beach. The place to park and drive is right off the main road between Kiluea-Kona and the Hilton Hotel.
Also for exact directions just go to Google, click on maps and search for makalawena.
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