Puu Olai “Red Hill” from Oneloa “Makena” Beach

Kihei, Hawaii 96753

Puu Olai “Red Hill” from Oneloa “Makena” Beach

Puu Olai “Red Hill” from Oneloa “Makena” Beach Professional Review and Guide

"Puu Olai is a 360-foot weathered volcanic tuft that protrudes out to sea at the south end of Wailea. The dormant cinder cone separates Oneloa “Makena” Beach from Oneuli “Black Sand” Beach. At the base of the Puu Olai are lava formations and tidepools, dividing Makena Beach into Big Beach and Little Beach (an unofficial clothing optional beach).

This hike begins on Big Beach and follows the long and wide crescent of sand to the base of the cinder cone. The trail explores the tidepools fronting Puu Olai, then climbs the volcanic slope to panoramic views across the ocean to the islands of Lanai, Molokini and Kahoolawe."

Puu Olai “Red Hill” from Oneloa “Makena” Beach Reviews

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3/17/2010
This hike should be removed from the site. The hike enters an area that is now closed to the public.
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Trail Information

Kihei
Nearby City
1
Distance
400 feet
Elevation Gain
Loop/Lollipop
Trail Type
1 hour
Duration
Year-round
Season
U.S.G.S. Makena
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Aug 2018