Kualoa Regional Park

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Kualoa Regional Park
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Location 49-479 Kamehameha Hwy
Kāneʻohe Bay
Oahu, Hawaii
Coordinates 21°30′40″N 157°50′13″W / 21.511°N 157.837°W / 21.511; -157.837Coordinates: 21°30′40″N 157°50′13″W / 21.511°N 157.837°W / 21.511; -157.837
Area 153 acres (61.92 ha; 0.24 sq mi)
Operated by City and County of Honolulu
Open All year
Website Kualoa Regional Park

Kualoa Regional Park is located at Kāneʻohe Bay, on the island of Oahu in the U.S. state of Hawaii. The park covers 153 acres (61.92 ha; 0.24 sq mi) across the road from the Pali-ku (cliffs) of the Koʻolau Range. The beach front is white sand[1] and 1/3 mile offshore is the small basalt island of Mokoliʻi (or Chinaman's Hat).

The site is popular with watchers of wetland birds, such as the Japanese white-eye, Red-crested cardinal, White-rumped shama, Black-crowned night heron, Black-necked stilt, Nutmeg mannikin, Black noddy, Wedge-tailed shearwater, White-tailed tropicbird, Red-tailed tropicbird, Common myna, Common waxbill, Cattle egret and a variety of others.[2]

Hours of operation, facilities[edit]

The park is open seven days a week:[3]

  • Sunday – Saturday 7:00 a.m. – 8:00 p.m

Public restrooms, and camping area with showers are provided.[3]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Bendura, Glenda; Friary, Ned (2006). Lonely Planet Honolulu Waikiki & Oahu. Lonely Planet. p. 186. ISBN 978-1-74059-990-0. 
  2. ^ Soehren, Rich (1996). The Birdwatcher's Guide to Hawai'I. University of Hawaii Press. pp. 56, 57. ISBN 978-0-8248-1683-4. 
  3. ^ a b "Kualoa Regional Park". City and County of Honolulu. Retrieved May 15, 2012.