- The list below includes 290 free or cheap things to do in or near Kaaawa, Hawaii, including 62 different types of inexpensive activities like National & State Parks, Paddleboarding, Hiking Trails and Beaches.
- From Ahupua'a O Kahana State Park to Ka'a'awa Beach Park, there are a variety of budget-friendly attractions in Kaaawa and in nearby cities within 25 miles like Honolulu, Mililani, Kaneohe and Pearl City.
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The popular Kaneohe Bay is eight miles long and has been shown in films and shows. Featured sites include the Kane'ohe Sandbar and five islands within the bay. It is also a hammerhead shark breeding ground. Activities include boating and kayaking.
Offering a scenic, approximately three hour hike that pays off with magnificent views, the Haiku Plantation Trail crosses taro fields, streams, and wooded areas. The trail culminates in a section commonly called the â€˜Stairway to Heaven.â€™
Featuring mostly open grass areas, Kahuku District Park provides fields for baseball and soccer as well as basketball and volleyball courts. The park has a children's playground, picnic tables, a small skate park and restroom facilities.
The Waimano Pool Trail is accessed via the Manana Trail and features a 45 minute hike with moderate hills and a canopy of shady trees. At the end of the trail are natural pools with waterfalls and a rope swing.
Climbing up the side ridge for six miles through bush and native forest, the Manana Trail ends at the Ko'olau Ridge Summit. The final section of the trail is not regularly maintained though and is not recommended for inexperienced hikers.
Situated next to a middle school, Mililani Mauka Community Park is a large, open grass area with restroom facilities and water fountains. The park is used for soccer and football and is also suitable for other open field activities.