Halepalaoa Landing

Historic Site in Kahokunui To Naha

Just under 2 miles southeast along the road from Keomuku, you reach Halepalaoa Landing, from which the sugar company planned to ship out its product. But little was accomplished during its short life (1899–1901), other than to shorten the lives of scores of Japanese workers, who are buried in a small cemetery that has a sign reading 'Japanese Memorial Shrine'.

On the ocean side, you'll see the remains of Club Lanaʻi, a 1970s failed recreation spot. There's a pier here that's maintained and which provides a good stroll out from the shore. Larry Ellison's plans for a new resort here are ensnared in a regulatory muddle. Meanwhile, enjoy the beach.