Student Life Center (SLC)

ʻAnaehoʻomalu Beach (A-Bay)

A group of students stand in the water at ‘Anaeho‘omalu Beach

Several students displaying shaka at A-Bay beach

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Outdoor EdVenture Program

‘Anaeho‘omalu Beach, more easily referred to as A-Bay,is a beautiful golden sand beach fronting the Kohala resort area. It surrounds a calm protected bay of turquoise water and is backed by two serene fish ponds. The area is great for swimming, kayaking, windsurfing, and snorkeling. If you feel like exploring, there are pathways and trails that go around the fishponds, along the coast, and through the resorts.

Things to do:

  • Swim
  • Snorkel
  • Kayak
  • Windsurf
  • Walking trails

What to bring:

  • Sunscreen
  • Sunglasses/Hat
  • Water
  • Towel
  • Snorkel gear
  • Money (Equipment rental or food)