Honokaa town is located in the Hamakua Coast, at 64 km/40 mi in the north of Hilo. The area is a historic district on Big Island, Hawaii because the town's economy was once based on sugar production from the Hamakua Sugar Company, until 1994.
- ABOUT THE SPOT
Surfing in Maroubra Beach, Maroubra, New South Wales Australia
It is considered to be the best surf beach in the eastern suburbs. This spot is an exposed beach and reef break, that has dependable surf at all stages on the tide. Surfers can explore the waves with swell sizes from 3 ft-5 ft /1 m-1.5 m to 6 ft/2 m. The best time for waves is in autumn. The site is appropriate for more experienced surfers.
Offshore winds blow from the northwest and the ideal swell direction is from the northeast. In summer the wind blows offshore at 14%, in autumn the wind blows at 18%, in winter at 16% and in spring at 16%. Stroll along the beachfront and enjoy the stunning views of the Pacific Ocean.
Note: it is crowded during weekends. Watch out for rocks, rips, pollution and crowds.