Whittington Beach Park
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Tips from locals
Get to this beach by going the opposite direction from Hilo, through Hawaii Volcanoes National Park. When you go this direction also go to the super bakery in Naalehu called the Punalu'u Bake Shop.
Honuapo was once a busy sugar cane center and the pier that today has fallen apart was once an important shipping facility. The sugar cane boom in Honuapo lasted from the 1870s to the late 1930s. In 1946 a tsunami wiped out the pier and in 1948 the land was turned into a park. The Hawksbill Sea…
Pack a picnic lunch and enjoy the waves crashing on shore. There is also a tide pool for swimming.
This is a beautiful state park to enjoy a picnic lunch and some swimming and or snorkeling.