Top things to do in Punaluʻu

Top Choice Seafood in Punaluʻu

Shrimp Shack

The shrimp are fried in garlic and dipped in butter, or you could order mussels or crab legs at this legendary sunny, yellow-painted food truck parked outside Ching’s general store. You can't miss it roadside – the …
Art in Punaluʻu

Kim Taylor Reece Gallery

Reece's sepia-toned photographs of traditional Hawaiian hula kahiko (traditional hula) dancers in motion are widely recognized, but it's his images of Kalaupapa, a place of exile on Molokaʻi, that haunt. The artist'…
Hawaiian in Punaluʻu

Keneke’s Grill

Right on the road and with plenty of parking out front, Keneke’s comes complete with Christian sayings and word games on the wall. Hawaiian plate lunches, such as loco moco (dish of rice, fried egg and hamburger pat…
Market in Punaluʻu

Ching's

This general store has changed little in the 70 years since it opened (OK, now there are blue M&Ms…). Locally made snacks include boiled peanuts, poke, various musubi (rice balls) and rolls and ice cream. You ca…
Beach in Punaluʻu

Punaluʻu Beach Park

At this long, narrow swimming beach, an offshore reef protects the shallow waters in all but stormy weather. Be cautious of strong currents near the mouth of the stream and in the channel leading out from it, especi…