Waimanalo Beach is located on the eastern side of Honolulu. One of the features of Waimanalo Beach is that it has many tall coconut trees. The turquoise color sea is crystal clear. The beach is accessible from the Kalanianaole Highway. It is located about 20 minutes drive from the Waikiki Beach. The main attraction of Waimanalo Beach is the beautiful underwater coral. There is a maze of corals under the water of Waimanalo Beach so you will have the opportunities to observe many marine creatures. The fishes often hide inside the corals. If you stay still in the water for a few minutes, the fishes will swim out of the corals and come near you.
Waimanalo Beach has calm water so it is a perfect place to go for swimming. Children can swim at he beach safely because it is calm most of the time. The reef protects the beach from dangerous surfing wave. The ocean offers great surfing opportunities. Lifeguards are available at the beach every day. Several movies have been filmed at Waimanalo Beach including Magnum P.I. Baywatch Hawaii is also filmed at Waimanalo Beach. The movie of the novel Hawaii was also filmed at this beach. On weekdays, the beach won’t be crowded. During the weekends, the place will be crowded with picnickers. The local people like to come to Waimanalo Beach to cook food on the barbeque grills. You can come to Waimanalo Beach to carry out all sorts of activities such as sunbathing and body boarding. You should always check with the lifeguard before entering into the water. In this way, you can avoid swimming in the water during high surf season.
The local people named the beach Waimanalo because it is protected water. Waimanalo is defined as protected precious waters in the Hawaiian language. Waimanalo Beach is situated in a nautical town because part of the town is situated on the ocean. The Waimanalo town covers an area of 3 square meters. It is estimated that about 45.56% of the town is covered with water. The total population of the town is 4271. The people in Waimanalo Beach are from different races. The majority of the people in Waimanalo town are the Native Hawaiian. Most people in the town speak English language. Some residents will speak the Pacific Island language. Residents of Waimanalo Beach are involved in different kinds of white-collar jobs and blue-collar jobs. Many people do office jobs and administrative support jobs.