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Poipu in Kauai County, Hawaii — Hawaiian Island Archipelago (Pacific Ocean)
 

Po‘ipū Beach Park

Kōloa Heritage Trail — Ka Ala Hele Waiwai Ho‘olina o Kōloa

 

—Preserving the Heritage of Po‘ipū & Kōloa —

 
Po‘ipū Beach Park Marker image. Click for full size.
By J. J. Prats, October 19, 2008
1. Po‘ipū Beach Park Marker
Inscription. Abundant, easy-to-view marine life in calm waters is a major attraction at Po‘ipū Beach. The endangered native Hawaiian Monk seal and threatened Green sea turtle are frequent visitors. From November through May, the endangered Humpback whale appears. Ancient Hawaiians fished and played here and harvested salt in dug-out evaporating pans nearby.
 
Erected by Po‘ipū Beach Foundation. (Marker Number 6.)
 
Location. 21° 52.417′ N, 159° 27.25′ W. Marker is in Poipu, Hawaii, in Kauai County. Marker is at the intersection of Hoone Road and Ho‘owilli Road, on the left when traveling east on Hoone Road. Touch for map. It is at the main entrance to the park, which is across from the parking lot on the west side of Ho‘owilli Road. Brennecke’s Beach Broiler Restaurant’s parking lot is on the east side. Marker is in this post office area: Koloa HI 96756, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within one mile of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Kihāhouna Heiau (approx. 0.2 miles away); Hapa Road (approx. 0.4 miles away); Pā‘ū a Laka (Moir Gardens) (approx. 0.4 miles away); Pu‘uwanawana Volcanic Cone
Po‘ipū Beach Park and Marker image. Click for full size.
By J. J. Prats, October 19, 2008
2. Po‘ipū Beach Park and Marker
(approx. 0.6 miles away); Keoneloa Bay (approx. 0.8 miles away); Sacred Fishing Grounds (approx. 0.8 miles away); Hanaka‘ape Bay & Kōloa Landing (approx. one mile away); Makawehi & Pā‘ā Dunes (approx. one mile away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Poipu.
 
Regarding Po‘ipū Beach Park. Poipu Beach Park now includes Brennecke Beach adjacent to the east. Brennecke Beach was a popular body surfing beach until hurricane Iniki destroyed it in 1992.
 
Related marker. Click here for another marker that is related to this marker. It is the first of the Kōloa Heritage Trail markers, and has a link to a list of all Kōloa Heritage Trail markers.
 
Categories. Natural Resources
 
Po‘ipū Beach Park image. Click for full size.
By J. J. Prats, October 19, 2008
3. Po‘ipū Beach Park
Po‘ipū Beach Park image. Click for full size.
By J. J. Prats, October 19, 2008
4. Po‘ipū Beach Park
Po‘ipū Beach Park image. Click for full size.
By J. J. Prats, October 19, 2008
5. Po‘ipū Beach Park
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on October 22, 2008, by J. J. Prats of Springfield, Virginia. This page has been viewed 1,124 times since then and 36 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4, 5. submitted on October 22, 2008, by J. J. Prats of Springfield, Virginia.
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