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Highway 137 East
This quiet and peaceful park is perfect for a sunny picnic and glorious ocean views. Tall Ironwood trees surround the park and low seacliffs along the ocean make dramatic scenery.
A sign in the parking lot marks the site of the old King's Highway. This ancient rock road was built during the days of King Kamehameha the Great and was improved in 1850 by convict labor. Small sea arches and lava tube openings can seen along the coastline cliffs. Swimming is poor here due to strong currents and rough water. Years of crashing waves slowly erode the fragile lava creating shelves, arches and caves. These can easily and safely be seen from the top of the seacliffs.
Good fishing from shore
Amble, free parking
Picnic tables and pavillion
Emergency telephone box
Camping allowed by permit
Portion of the historical King's Highway located here
Beautiful ocean views
Strong currents and large waves - DO NOT climb on the cliffs or attempt to swim in this area
Take Highway 130 south from Pahoa. When it dead ends at Highway 137, turn right. Highway 137 meets and turns into Pahoiki Road for 2 miles. Then Highway 137 turns off to the left. Follow the highway. The Park will be on the left after Mile Marker #137.