This west coast beach refers to the legendary Hawaiian chief, Poka'i, and means "to look at the knee". During ancient times, it was kapu (prohibited) for commoners to look at the face of their ali'i (royalty)....
What to Expect
86-269 Farrington Highway
The west coast of O'ahu is fairly well protected from strong surf conditions even during the winter months making this beach a haven for the winter traveler. Its coral reef slopes gradually downward providing great swimming year round. It has a beautiful and stable sandy beach area.
Services and Amenities
Always monitor ocean conditions closely. Strong currents and turbulence may be present during high surf conditions, especially during the winter months. Obey all postings and warnings.