The James Kealoha Beach Park is also recognized as 4 Miles among residents not due to its length, but since it is precisely 4 miles (that is approximately 6.4 km) measured from the post office of Hilo, the main offset point for the mileage markers in the region.
James Kealoha Beach Park gives the whole package when it is about the beach activities: watersports, nice views, sunbathing and also a few nice fishing points. This presents James Kealoha Beach Park a comfortable weekend hesitate for local groups and visitors equal. But despite its prevalence, the park usually never appear jammed since there's a proper open areas.
The shoreline is known locally for its warm and quiet waters with the wave activity to some degree quieted by the reefs and shakes dividers simply seaward. Near shore, frosty springs rise from submerged. The warm water can be gotten to by swimming through the nearby shore cooler water. The zone directly before the lifeguard tower has a tendency to be a portion of the hottest because of the delicate, sandy base which warms the water segment.
The eastern part of the shoreline has open stairway access to the water, be that as it may, the swimming zone can be gotten to anyplace along the shore. Snorkeling is best done in any of the rough/reefy zones. Signs are situated at the parking area enchant that note neighborhood sorts of fish, turtle (honu), urchin and marine spineless creatures that might be seen.
Famous water exercises at Kealoha incorporate swimming, snorkeling, the surfing, the post fishing, and also spearfishing. The focal and western regions of the inlet open through to the more profound seaward waters, so amid times of the high surf, a solid tear ebb and flow runs offshore here. The surfing spot situated here is apropos named 4 Miles.
The far eastern edge of the cove is more shielded, and families with kids lean toward this territory. There is a huge, ponded swimming zone that contains a couple of gulfs and beauty of the white sand. Found behind the shoreline are trees that give shade to picnickers. A cookout structure is likewise accessible. This range once had a place with the Carlsmith relatives and family, so in some cases, the recreation center is alluded to as the Carlsmith Park.
Found seaward is Scout Island. in most maps it's alluded to as the Mahikea Island, yet, a couple of others assert its right Hawaiian's name is Peiwe. The tidal wave hit the island in 1946, which abbreviated it on its offshore end. It utilized as a prevalent summer campground among the inhabitants of Keaukaha and also a goal for this Big Island boy troopers (subsequently its English name Scout Island). The Hawaiian's name Peiwe alludes to drupe shells, in whose snails were normally eaten and really found all through the Hawaiian's Islands in shallow, rough territories.
To get to James Kealoha Beach Park complete Highway 19 Hilo to Kalanianaole Avenue (19) in Hilo. Take after Highway 19 along the waterfront until you achieve the shoreline stop, around three miles.
Also known as
4-mile, Carlsmith Beach
Snorkeling, Swimming, Picnic Area, Drinking Water, Outdoor Shower, Restrooms, Pavilion(s), Wheelchair Accessible
Weekends & Holidays, 9:30-4:45 p.m.
No Camping Allowed
1815 Kalanianaole Ave
Hilo , HI 96720