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Hawaii State #56 Highway Guide

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Junction Route #50 -
Community of Lihue. Area attractions: Ahaukini Recreation Pier State Park, fishing and crab netting - Hanamalu Beach Picnic Park. Hawaii Lihue Shopping Center, at Junction. Two blocks down Rice Street is the Lihue Information Visitor Center.

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0.6
217 ft.
Shopping Center
Kuhio Mall Shopping Center in Lihue, Hawaii.
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0.8
220 ft.
Walmart
Lihu'e Walmart
0.7
1.1
223 ft.
Hospital
Wilcox Memorial Hospital in Lihu'e, Hawaii.
1.8
2.9
190 ft.
Hanamaulu, Hawaii
Community of Hanamaulu, Hawaii. Limited services.
2.0
3.2
167 ft.
Access to beach park.
Hanamaulu Beach Park. Follor Hanamaulu Road to Hehi Road, Cross Kapule highway and your at the park. Seculuded protected cover with beach and grassy area.
2.5
4.1
82 ft.
Junction #51/ Access to State Park
Junction of Hawaii highway #51 "Kapule Highway". Access to the Ahukini Recreation Pier State Park. Head South on Kapule highway about a mile, turn East on Ahukini Road which goes by the Lihue Airport and heads Northeast a mile to the Ahukini Recreation State Park (cement pier with a wooden walkway ,pole fishing, crab netting, viewing scenery of Hanama'ulu Bay, watching airplanes land and take off.)
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5.1
66 ft.
Kauai Beach
Access to undeveloped beach South of the Kauai Hilton. Follow Kauai Beach Drive, turn South on Kauai Beach Road for about a 1.4 mile.
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6.0
20 ft.
Kauai Beach
Between the Golf Course and the Kauai Hilton is access to Kauai Beach on a dirt road.
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7.0
20 ft.
Golf Course
Wailua Municipal Golf Course (18 holes, restaurant and bar).
5.0
8.1
23 ft.
Lydgate Park Beach
Access to Lydgate Park Beach. Beach is protected by a circular breakwater, lifeguards. Good place to snorkel, picnic, and enjoy calm water for swimming.
5.8
9.3
16 ft.
Bridge
Wailua River delta bridge. Kayaking on the Wailua River.
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9.6
20 ft.
Wailu Homesteads, Hawaii
Wailua Homesteads, Hawaii. 'Opaeka'a Falls 151 foot waterfall on Opaekaa Stream. `Opaeka`a Road Bridge, is a steel truss bridge listed on the National Register of Historic Places located along `Opaeka`a Road. Junction of Hawaii highway #580 (Kuamoo Road).
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10.1
20 ft.
Shopping Center
Kinipopo Shopping Center.
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11.9
20 ft.
Shopping Center
Waipoui Shopping Center.
8.0
12.8
20 ft.
Shopping Center/ Park
Kapaa Shopping Center. Access to Waipoli Park (Head East on Kaloloku Road a few blocks to a rough park at the mouth of Konohiki Stream. There is a bike path across the river to Kapaa Beach Park.
8.6
13.8
20 ft.
Library/Park
Kapaa Public Library and access to Kapaa Beach Park. Large grassy area.
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16.0
7 ft.
Bridge
Bridge over Kealia Stream. Parking for Kealia Beach just North of the bridge. Long Hawaiian sand beach.
11.6
18.6
131 ft.
Donkey Beach
Parking and 200 yard walk East to Donkey Beach near Kauai, Hawaii.
13.5
21.8
56 ft.
Anahola Beach
Access to Anahola Beach. Head Northeast on Anahola Road, hang a left when the road becomes Mana I Road. Gravel parking lot.
13.7
22.0
20 ft.
Bridge
Bridge over Anahola Stream.
16.7
26.8
272 ft.
Moloaa Bay
Lovely Hawaiian cove beach called Moloaa Bay Beach. Head Northwest on Koolau Road which winds and splits off into Moloaa Road. It's about a mile drive to Moloaa Bay.
19.9
32.1
292 ft.
Access Larsens Beach
Head East on Koolau Road, where it splits, get left then about 20 yards turn left on Larson Beach Road. At the end of the road, the beach is to the Northwest through the trees.
23.4
37.7
325 ft.
Access to Wildlife Refuge and Lighthouse Park
Kilauea Light House and the K?lauea Point National Wildlife Refuge (Turn onto Kolo Road. At the Christ Memorial Episcopal Church turn onto Kilauea Road and head Northeast through Kilauea, Hawaii. Turn left at Kilauea Road and head North til the road ends).
23.9
38.5
240 ft.
Access to Kalihiwai Beach
Secluded Kalihiwai Beach (Follow the Kalihiwai Road to its end.) The beach is by the outlet for the Kalihiwai River.
25.5
41.0
171 ft.
Access to Anini Beach Park
Anini Beach Park. Parking. (Turn onto Kaihiwai Road for about a 100 yards and turn left onto Anini Road. Follow the windy road for a 1.4 mile til you see the parking lot.)
26.6
42.8
344 ft.
Golf Course
Line Nine Golf Course.
28.0
45.0
299 ft.
Princeville, Hawaii
Community of Princeville, Hawaii. Princeville Resort; Ocean Nine Golf Course and the Woods Nine Golf Course.
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49.6
10 ft.
Hanalei, Hawaii
Community of Hanalei, Hawaii. Hanalei Beach Park. Waioli Beach Park.
31.6
50.8
7 ft.
Bridge
Bridge over Waioli Stream.
32.1
51.6
7 ft.
Bridge
Bridge over Hawaiian stream.
33.6
54.0
102 ft.
Lumahai Beach
Lumahai Beach. Made famous in the 1958 film South Pacific.
34.1
54.8
Bridge
Bridge over the Lumahai River.
34.8
56.0
20 ft.
Bridges
Bridges over streams.
37.0
59.5
36 ft.
Haena Beach
Haena Beach Park. Parking. Grass area. Washrooms.
37.8
60.9
36 ft.
Hauena State Park
Hauena State Park. Scenic wildland park. Ancient sea caves. Shore fishing, view of Na Pali Coast, swimming at Kee Beach, Turquoise cove, Trailhead for the 11-mile Kalalau Trail. Limited and parking fills up quickly. Restrooms, outdoor showers, drinking water, payphone.
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61.4
20 ft.
Ke'e Beach
Ke'e Beach AKA Kee Beach at the Hauena State Park. Terminus of Hawaii highway 56/560.