One'ula Beach Park is a woofderful beach to check out with your canine companion. It's also known by locals as Hau Bush, which is a reference to the Hawaii Canoe Plant "Hau." One'ula is a Hawaiian word meaning "great, vast, or without bounds." This beach is one of the best places in Ewa Beach to surf and fish, and has a laid-back local vibe where you can avoid the tourists.
This beach is located on the outskirts of new developments at the end of Papipi Road. Once you arrive, you'll find plenty of parking where you can unload your pal from the vehicle. Aside from portable toilets, the beach has limited facilities, so be sure to bring clean up bags, and water to share.
Dogs are allowed in areas below the high tide line, meaning the oceanside of the line often marked by seaweed and ocean debris. You can snuggle up to your pal on the beach and enjoy the beautiful skies around sunset, along with great views of the Honolulu skyline and Diamond Head.
The beach itself consist of rocky and small sandy areas along the coast. When the swells are not peaking, you and your pal can splash and play in the water. Sandy footings in the water is a rarity, as the bottom is quite rocky, but smooth. When it comes to surfing, this beach is never too crowded, and features small south shore facing waves that are good for beginners. If you're hoping to cast a line, you'll soon find out why this is a popular fishing spot.
The beach never closes and there are no gates, so night fishing is an option as well. You can spot fish, along with turtles, eels, balloon fish, and sharks here.
The sight of the ocean at One'ula Beach Park will have your pal leaping for joy!