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Ke Iki Beach

A serene Hawaiian shore known for spectacular sunsets, giant winter waves, and occasional glimpses of breaching humpback whales.

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One of the most under-the-radar things to do on the North Shore of Oahu is look for the petroglyphs at Ke Iki Beach. Petroglyphs are the ancient Hawaiian pictorial language. While the other islands have quite a few spots to see petroglyphs, Oahu has just two, and one of them is at Ke Iki Beach. But the petroglyphs at Ke Iki Beach are quite hard to find. They actually only appear when the waves are large enough to drag large amounts of sand out to sea. Underneath all that sand, you’ll find the hidden petroglyphs!

sarahetinas 3 years ago

Ke Iki Beach Articles

  • 19 Best Things to Do on the North Shore of Oahu

    The North Shore of Oahu is one of the most famous spots in the Hawaiian Islands, thanks to its prime surfing conditions. But the waves at Pipeline and Waimea Bay aren’t the only draw of this alluring destination. While on the North Shore of Oahu, you can also swim with sharks, search for hidden petroglyphs, […]