- 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.
With 5,300 acres of tropical forest to explore, Ahupua'a O Kahana State Park offers visitors two trails for hiking and taking in the nature views. The park is home to 31 families that provide Hawaiian cultural education services for visitors.
Ka'a'awa Beach Park on Ohau's windward coast has a narrow strip of beach with generally poor swimming conditions. It is frequented mostly by local picnickers, campers, and fisherman looking to catch octopus. A small parking lot is located nearby.
With panoramic views of the ocean, Kalae'o'lo Beach Park provides visitors with a beach to sight see and fish from. There are reefs just off of the beach where visitors can view small fish and other marine life.
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Stand-up paddleboarding is easy to learn and fun for everyone. Learn how to paddleboard at Stand Up Paddle Lessons - Turtle's Paddle Adventures on Oahu. The school's headquarters are four miles from the beach and easily accessible from all major roads.
Nestled in the mountains, Kahana Valley State Park offers visitors an opportunity to hike through tropical wilderness. The trail accommodates hikers of all skill levels; and takes visitors through jungle vegetation while providing scenic views of the ocean.
One of the most popular tourist destinations in Hawaii is Kualoa Hawaii, a breathtakingly gorgeous area that is a frequent setting for films and television programs. Its beaches, forests and open areas are equally beautiful throughout the year.
Stopping at the region's tropical farms, Ali'i Tour provides visitors with an inside glimpse to traditional Hawaiian culture. During the trip, visitors will go on a canoe ride, learn how to open a coconut, and sample macadamia nuts.