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Datum: WGS84 [ Help ]
Latitude: 20° 55.989' N
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drive north on Hana Hwy till you come to a sign that says, "Hookipa Beach Park." Turn Left.
DistanceTake a car
WalkInstant access (< 5min)
Easy to find?Easy to find
Public access?Public access
Special accessDon't know
Wave qualityRegional Classic
FrequencyVery consistent (150 day/year)
BottomReef (coral, sharp rocks etc..)
PowerFast, Powerful, Fun, Ledgey
Normal lengthNormal (50 to 150m)
Good day length
Good swell directionNorth, NorthWest, West, East, NorthEast
Good wind directionSouthWest, South, SouthEast
Swell sizeStarts working at Less than 1m / 3ft and holds up to 5m / 16 ft and over
Best tide positionAll tides
Best tide movementRising and falling tides
Week crowdFew surfers
Week-end crowdFew surfers
- Rips / undertow
don't act big, or you'll get cracks.
love this wave, heavy localism.
it's a great wave.
By Anonymous , 05-04-2010
Great Spot - Surfed here for a week in early March. lots of options. Very windy but the waves were still a good shape. 6-8ft steep but not dumping. people in the water were friendly and the lifeguards nice.
By Anonymous , 12-02-2010
maui state of mind - Ive only read like two of these posts that have it correct. Come to Hookipa, show respect, do your thing and you'll be fine. The locals here are excellent people and have good reason to be pissed...not at you, but our corporate culture period, its ruining the Islands. Respect, give and you'll get it. No stink eye.
By Anonymous , 30-06-2008
cool spot - lived in oahu for a bit and flew to maui to get some different surf. hookipa rules, buds at the top of the hill, turtles in the water, long wave, everyone ripped, and lineup was super organized. i sat out for about 30 min before catching a wave. 3-4 hawaiian, was pretty fun
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