Overview of Kahe Point Beach Park

Kahe Point Beach Park

Kahe Point Beach Park
Hawaiian Islands


Site Review by
 Barry W. Stieglitz
Date: 11/24/2009


Site Condition
(1=worst, 5=best)

Name:  Barry W. Stieglitz Entry:    3.00
Email:   Click Here Bottom:    4.00
City:   Honolulu Reef:    4.00
State:   Hawai'i Animal:    4.00
Country:   USA Plant:    2.00
Diving:   13 years Facilities:    3.00
 Dives:   147 Solitude   2.00
    Roads:    4.00


*Average:    3.37
November 21, 2009. The parking lot at Kahe Point Beach Park was full by 8 AM. Surf was 2-3' faces - the best option anywhere on O'ahu that day - but by timing the wave sets, entry was easy. First dive to the end of the discharge pipes yielded 2 whitemouth morays, many blue dragon nudibranchs, 2 Hawaiian humpback cowries, schools of goatfish, several cushion stars, a peacock (?) flounder, a freckled (?) snake eel, and the resident population of spinner dolphins which circled us several times. The dolphins also put on a show topside during the surface interval. On a second dive we saw a half-dozen honu in the shark cave area and another flounder, in addition to the usual suspects. Viz was about 40' on both dives, except when we hit the training class of newbies on the sand bottom (underwater sand storm!). :)    

Enjoyment Level

Snorkel:    3.00
Beginner:    4.00
Intermediate:    4.00
Advanced:    3.00
Night diving:    3.00

Seasonal Information

Season:    Winter
Year:    2009
Visibility:    3.00
Current:    3.00
Surf:    3.00

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