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Kaneohe
Travel Guide

Kaneohe which includes general coastal views, sailing and landscape views

Stroll out into the middle of the bay during low tide, play a round of golf on world-class courses and hike through botanical gardens on the east of O’ahu.

The bayside city of Kāne’ohe is one of the biggest cities on O’ahu and is home to a large U.S. Marine Corps base that lies at the end of the peninsular. The Kāne’ohe Bay is protected by a coral reef and is great for sailing and kayaking. At low tide, walk out to the sandbar that emerges in the middle of the bay.

See exotic plants from all over the world including the Philippines, Africa, Sri Lanka, Malaysia and South America at the Ho’omaluhia Botanical Garden. You can drive through the 160-hectare (400-acre) park or bike ride, jog or hike. Go fishing on the man-made lake or sign up for nature walks, cloud watching, camping and craft activities at the visitor centre. There’s free entry to the park but some of the activities require a small fee.

Just north of Kāne’ohe is Kahaluu, a small town and beach with several attractions. Visit the Byodo-In Temple in Temples Memorial Park to see a golden Buddha statue and a replica of a 900-year-old bell. The Byodo-In, built in 1968, commemorates the Japanese population on O’ahu and their presence on the island since the mid-1800s. Stroll through the grounds of the park to see peacocks and black swans roaming free and 100-year-old koi fish swimming in the ponds. Find maps and souvenirs at the gift shop and visitor centre, housed in a traditional Japanese teahouse.

There are three golf courses within a short drive of Kāne’ohe town centre. Play a round at the public course Pali or visit the private greens of Ko’olau and Bayview that are open to the public. Ko’olau’s proximity to the mountains means its terrain is challenging; it’s considered to be one of the most difficult courses in the world. Take in stunning vistas on all three of the well-maintained golf courses.

Drive to Kāne’ohe, which is 16 kilometres (10 miles) from Honolulu. Once here there are plenty of activities to keep you occupied away from the water before moving on to enjoy some of O’ahu’s beautiful beaches.

Paradise Bay Resort
Paradise Bay Resort
3.5 out of 5
47-039 Lihikai Drive, Kaneohe, HI
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Situated by the ocean, this romantic resort is 0.4 mi (0.7 km) from Kāne‘ohe Bay and 2.7 mi (4.3 km) from Kaneohe Bay. Kailua Beach and Bishop Museum are also ...
4.2/5Very Good! (988 reviews)
"Wonderful location. True tropical vibe. Enjoyed the complimentary kayak rental. Staff were very nice."

Reviewed on 7 May 2021

Paradise Bay Resort
Private Country Cottage
Private Country Cottage
47-705 Ahilama Pl, Kaneohe, HI
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Situated in Kaneohe, this cottage is within 1 mile (2 km) of Kahaluu Beach and Aloha Ke Akua Chapel. Kāne‘ohe Bay is 1.9 mi (3.1 km) away.
5/5Exceptional! (71 reviews)
Lovely Cottage and Hawaiian Experience
"Great property and great people!"

Reviewed on 16 May 2021

Private Country Cottage
Ali'i Zen Haven - Luxury Home, Pool, Firepit, AC
Ali'i Zen Haven - Luxury Home, Pool, Firepit, AC
45-045 Lilipuna Place, Kaneohe, HI
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Situated on the waterfront, this holiday home is within 3 miles (5 km) of Kaneohe Bay, He'eia State Park and Kāne‘ohe Bay. Valley of the Temples and Hoomaluhia ...
4.8/5Exceptional! (33 reviews)
Beautiful home with stunning views!
"This property was absolutely perfect for our family vacation. The property and home were stunning. There was plenty of room for our group of 7 and it was well stocked with everything we needed - and even things we didn’t know we would need! We definitely recommend this home!"

Reviewed on 28 Apr. 2021

Ali'i Zen Haven - Luxury Home, Pool, Firepit, AC
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BAYVIEW RETREAT OVERLOOKING KANEOHE BAY HAS BEAUTIFUL  OCEAN VIEWS !
BAYVIEW RETREAT OVERLOOKING KANEOHE BAY HAS BEAUTIFUL OCEAN VIEWS !
Kaneohe, HI
This family-friendly Kaneohe apartment building is located on the waterfront, within a 15-minute walk of Kāne‘ohe Bay and Aloha Ke Akua Chapel. Kaneohe Bay is ...
4.9/5Exceptional! (44 reviews)
Perfect retreat location
"Very comfortable and spacious condo, with great big covered porch to enjoy the views. Convenient to town, but far removed from the noise and traffic."

Reviewed on 15 May 2021

BAYVIEW RETREAT OVERLOOKING KANEOHE BAY HAS BEAUTIFUL OCEAN VIEWS !
Springer Estate - Premium Home Overlooking Kaneohe Bay, AC, Pool
Springer Estate - Premium Home Overlooking Kaneohe Bay, AC, Pool
45-030 Springer Pl Kaneohe, HI, Kaneohe, HI
Situated in Kaneohe, this holiday home is 0.1 mi (0.1 km) from Kaneohe Bay and 3 mi (4.9 km) from He'eia State Park. Kāne‘ohe Bay and Valley of the Temples are ...
4.7/5Exceptional! (3 reviews)
Excellent
"We had great stay."

Reviewed on 10 May 2021

Springer Estate - Premium Home Overlooking Kaneohe Bay, AC, Pool
Ocean View in Quiet Kaneohe Paradise
Ocean View in Quiet Kaneohe Paradise
47-174 Kamehameha Hwy, Kaneohe, HI
Situated in Kaneohe, this holiday home is 0.3 mi (0.4 km) from Kāne‘ohe Bay and 1.6 mi (2.5 km) from Kaneohe Bay. He'eia State Park and Aloha Ke Akua Chapel ...
4.6/5Exceptional! (16 reviews)
Wonderful stay
"We had a wonderful family reunion at this house. Everything exceeded our expectations. Would highly recommend."

Reviewed on 30 Jan. 2020

Ocean View in Quiet Kaneohe Paradise
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