Kiteboarding / Kitesurfing in Waiehu Beach, Kahului, Hawaii USA

Skill level:
Wind direction:
North, Northwest
Kahului is located in Maui Island in 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’s own major airport is 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. Waiehu Beach is not suited for beginners. It has normal wave quality and ordinary wave power, fun to ride.

The wind direction is coming from North, Northwest and blows side-on from the left . Waiehu beach is a popular beach mainly for the locals, so even during weekends, there are just a few kite surfers. Kite surfers should be careful of rip currents, urchins, rocks and sharks.