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Kiteboarding / Kitesurfing in Hookipa Beach, Kahului, Hawaii USA

Skill level:
Advanced
Wind direction:
Southwest
Kahului is located in Maui Island on Hawaii and is the largest city of the Island. It is considered to be a shopping destination because there are several major stores and malls.

It’s also home to Kahana Pond State Wildlife Sanctuary and the Alexander and Baldwin Sugar Museum, dedicated to Maui’s sugar industry. Kahului has its own major airport located in the North shore. The climate is tropical wet, but during winter is very windy and dry, ideal for water sports.

Along the sea side, there are schools and shops to buy or rent surfing gear as well as to take surfing lessons if you are a beginner. Hookipa Beach is perfect for all skill level kite surfers but it may get dangerous for beginners if the wind is strong.

The wind direction is coming from Southwest, South and the waves can be ridden upwind. Hookipa Beach is a reef coral with a small rocky shoreline and gets crowded very easy so it is usually used from kite surfers only during contests. Kite surfers should be careful of urchins, rip currents, rocks and sharks.

How to Get to Destination

BY CAR FROM Kahului
8.1mi/13km, 15mins
Drive Southeast towards Hana Hwy for 8 miles and turn left on Hookipa Park.
BY AIR
Kahului Airport,
1.7miles/2.7km from Kahului City

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