Puna Trail that leads to Haena Beach (Shipman Beach)
Location: Hawaiian Paradise Park (Puna)
Directions: South of Hilo, drive Hwy. 130 to the Hawaiian Paradise Park subdivision and turn makai (toward the ocean) on Kaloli Drive. Follow Kaloli Drive for several miles until it dead-ends into Beach Road. Take a left and follow Beach Road until it ends shortly in a gravel parking area ringed by large boulders with an information kiosk. The trailhead has no facilities.
Description: 5-mile round trip hiking trail
Alert: There are no facilities at Hā’ena Beach, so plan accordingly to Leave No Trace. This trail can be extremely muddy if it’s been raining a lot recently. Dogs must be kept on leash at all times on the trail to protect endemic wildlife, including many nēnē. There is no camping.