Parks and Beaches in Kahala, the "Beverly Hills of Hawaii"
Kahala boasts easy access to parks and beaches for anyone seeking to live a healthy island lifestyle.
There are several beaches in the vicinity, but the closest to Kahala are Hunakai Beach and Kahala Beach. Almost all beaches in Hawaii must be accessible to the public, so there are 6 public right-of-ways allowing pedestrian and bike access to Hunakai Beach, shown by the purple lines on the map below. Hitting the surf on your day off is simple as a walk to the beach.
Wai'alae Beach Park is the only public beach park in the area with a restroom and shower. It has a gazebo with an eating area, making it perfect for outings with the family. There are about 30 public parking spaces at the park.
Parks and Beaches in Kahala
For those who prefer exclusivity over public access - Wai'alae Country Club is a high-end country club on the east end of Kahala. It hosts the Sony Open in Hawaii every year, a professional golf tournament on the PGA Tour's FedEx Cup Series. Membership costs a nice penny per year, but brings many luxurious benefits and exclusive networking opportunities with some of Honolulu's most affluent members.
On the other end of the spectrum, the Honolulu Marathon is one of the world's largest marathons. The finish line is in Kapiolani Regional Park, but the marathon weaves throughout multiple neighborhoods including Kahala. Residents are perfectly located to join this world-class marathon or cheer on its participants.