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Makapu‘u Point

Makapu‘U Point, Hawaii 96795, USA

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About Makapu‘u Point

This is the easternmost point on the Hawaiian island of Oʻahu, located in the Makapuʻu region. This is a popular hiking spot offering great views of Makapuʻu and Waimanalo Bay on one side and the Ka ʻIwi Channel on the other side and it is also the home of the Makapuʻu Point Light.


Attractions near Makapu‘u Point

Sea Life Park Hawaii1.49km from Makapu‘u Point

A marine mammal park, bird sanctuary, and aquarium in Waimānalo in Hawaii. This park has several activities and so many things to see, some of them are Hawaiian Reef Aquarium, Ocean theater, Penguin habitat, Dolphin cove show, Bird sanctuary, and the Hawaiian Monk Seal Habitat.

Koko Head6.08km from Makapu‘u Point

Koko head is an ancient tuff cone that is somewhat dwarfed by its neighboring tuff cone, Koko Crater, with its peak.  Koko Head itself has three significant depressions or old vents, the largest of which forms the well-known Hanauma Bay. Koko Head's last eruption was 30,000–35,000 years ago and it is part of the Honolulu Volcanics. This is the best place for trekking and adventure lovers can explore this area.

Hanauma Bay6.54km from Makapu‘u Point

This is a marine embayment formed within a tuff ring and located along the southeast coast of the island of Oʻahu and it is one of the most popular tourist destinations on the Island.

Manoa Falls15.92km from Makapu‘u Point

A 150-foot waterfall located along the Manoa Falls Trail in Honolulu, Hawaii. Many tourists are attracted to the waterfall and the scenery throughout the Manoa falls trail leading up to it. Swimming in the pool below the waterfall is highly discouraged because there is a threat of becoming infected with Leptospirosis. Another attraction near Manoa Falls is the Lyon Arboretum. The Lyon Arboretum preserves many endangered Hawaiian plant species.

Lyon Arboretum15.97km from Makapu‘u Point

This is a 200-acre arboretum and botanical garden which was managed by the University of Hawaii. Much of the collection consists of an artificial lowland tropical rainforest with numerous trails and small water features. It was established in 1918.

Nu‘uanu Pali16.19km from Makapu‘u Point

This is a section of windward cliff of the Koʻolau mountain. The speciality of this mountain is the scenic views from here and the adventurous trekking upto more than 1000 feet offers a good experience.

Where is Makapu‘u Point

Discover more attractions in Honolulu County, where Makapu‘u Point is located

Honolulu County23 attractions

A consolidated city-county in the US.  About 70% of the state's population lives in Honolulu County. This county is blessed with several beautiful places and so many beautiful water bodies also.