Makapuu Point Lighthouse, built-in 1906 on a 600-foot sea cliff is a shining beacon overlooking Makapuu Beach. The beach is a favorite for body surfers and its family-friendly Sea Life Park.
Located fifteen minutes past Hanauma Bay and beyond Sandy Beach is a large parking that leads to a two-mile paved trail overlooking the lighthouse.
Recent renovations leading to the trail and the lighthouse added additional lookout points. were recently made to the lighthouse and the trail was recently repaved and additional lookout points were added. This moderately easy hike pays off with breathtaking views of the indigo ocean and Oahu’s eastern, or Windward Coast.