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Makena Beach or "Big Beach" is located within the state park. It is a very large beach with lots of space and lifeguards. The surf is usually rough and can be dangerous. We were told people have broken their necks and/or backs at this beach...More
Headed down Highway 31 until it ended at La Perouse Bay. On the way we stopped at “Big Beach” in Makena State Park. We walked through the ‘trail’ to the white coral beach to watch the surfers. The swells were still 15 feet high so...More
Though very beautiful I would not recommend taking young children to this beach. The sea is rough and has a large drop off near the shoreline. It could be dangerous even though the excellent life guards are constantly alert.