Kualoa Regional Park is a serene and beautiful place at the northern end of Kane'oho Bay. This spacious park is located at the Kane'ohe Point in the heart of the Ko'olau Poko land division.
Just a few hundred yards off shore is the well-known pointed landmass known as China Man's Hat. Mellow little waves lap against the thin strip of white sand; and the turqoise water is protected by a large barrier reef about 1/2 mile off shore. The highway runs closer to the mountains here than at many other beaches in windward Oaho, so Kualoa Regional Park is a place you can come to escape the buzz of traffic.
You will rarely find this place crowded, just perfect for a day of solitude and relaxation. The water is calm and warm. The Ko'olau Mountains in the background form a gentle crescent which nestle the beach Kualoa Regional Park between the mountains and the ocean. In the distance you can see Kane'ohe, Kailua and the coast stretching down towards Waimanalo.
You are definitely in for a treat at Kualoa Regional Park. In addition to the beach and beautiful view; there is a large and well mainatined lawn; a good place to throw a frisbee or play ball. The field is sprinkled with several shade trees which are great for relaxing beneath in the heat of the day; and the flat water in the bay make for excellnt kayaking conditions. In fact, this is a very popular place to put a kayak in the ocean and paddle out to Chinaman's Hat.
According to the early Hawaiians this location used to be very sacred due to whale bones frequently washing ashore. These whale bones were then used as jewelry and tools. Kualoa Regional Park is located off Highway 83 north of Waikane.