Top ChoiceBeach in Kualoa

Kualoa Regional Park

Huge extended-family groups gather for weekend picnics on the wide, grassy field that fronts the narrow white-sand beach here. There’s good swimming, with magnificent mountain scenery as a backdrop and Mokoliʻi...

Island in Kualoa

Mokoliʻi Island

That eye-catching islet you see offshore from Kualoa Regional Park is called Mokoliʻi (Little Lizard). In ancient Hawaiian legend, it’s said to be the tail of a moʻo (lizard spirit) slain by the goddess Hiʻiaka...

Cafe in Kualoa

Aunty Pat's Café

At the Kualoa Ranch visitor center, this cafeteria lays out a filling midday buffet with staples such as kalua pork. Banana pancakes for breakfast and grass-fed beef burgers for lunch are cooked to order.