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Makapu’u Lighthouse Trail

The Makapu‘u Point trail, within Kaiwi State Scenic Shoreline, one of the closest places to downtown Honolulu and Waikiki where you can get away from the city lights. It offers outstanding views of O‘ahu’s southeastern coastline, including Koko Head and Koko Crater. From the trail’s destination at Makapu‘u Head, one is rewarded with magnificent views…read more »

The Makapu‘u Point trail, within Kaiwi State Scenic Shoreline, one of the closest places to downtown Honolulu and Waikiki where you can get away from the city lights. It offers outstanding views of O‘ahu’s southeastern coastline, including Koko Head and Koko Crater. From the trail’s destination at Makapu‘u Head, one is rewarded with magnificent views of the windward coast and offshore islets, as well as the historic red-roofed Makapu‘u Lighthouse built in 1909, which makes a stunning picture against the deep blue sea below (the lighthouse itself is off-limits).

David Callejas

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