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Explore North Shore Beaches: Mokuleia Army Beach

Posted by Sarah Klacik on

Army Beach was once home to a military recreation center, from 1970 to 1989. Located across from Dillingham Airfield, where Curtiss P-40 fighters were deployed during the Pearl Harbor attack in 1941.

Mokuleia Army Beach, Oahu

Army Beach Details:

 A beautiful stretch of beach, perfect for enjoying the beach, watching the waves and letting kids run around.

Parking at Mokuleia Army BeachArmy Beach Location:
Starting just past Mokuleia Beach Park, and continuing to just before the end of Dillingham Airfield you'll see several places you can pull off the road.

Parking at Army BeachArmy Beach Parking:
Large cement blocks create barriers against the beach, where you can park. There are often potholes, so be careful with rental cars.

Restrooms at Army BeachRestrooms & Showers at Army Beach:


Swimming at Mokuleia Army BeachSwimming at Army Beach:

There are a few pockets you can swim in. Swimming and snorkeling are seasonal on this beach. Watch out for waves and currents during the winter.

Lifeguard at Mokuleia Army BeachLifeguard at Army Beach:

None. It takes emergency responders time to make it out to this beach, so watch children and don't enter the water if you can't swim.


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How Did Coffee Get To Hawaii?

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Well, I didn't know either, until I did a few searches. In a nutshell, Don Francisco de Paula Marin was the first to bring coffee trees to Hawaii in 1817, but the seedlings didn’t survive, unfortunately.

Chief Boki and his wife Kuini Liliha


However, in 1825 after a tragic trip to London where King Kamehameha II...

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