Kayaking to Popoia Island from Kailua Beach!

Trip Date: August 14th – 24th, 2019

Kailua Beach is a beautiful but very busy beach.  There were people all over who were swimming and lounging on the beach, plus all the people who were kayaking and paddle-boarding out to the small islands out in Kailua Bay.  We rented our tandem kayak from Kailua Beach Adventures and had to walk it over a few blocks to the beach to get into the water.  We flipped the kayak trying to get off the beach, but on the 2nd try we plowed through the waves and go out to calmer waters.  It took us about 30 minutes or so to paddle out to Popoia Island from Kailua Beach.  Once we were on the island, we walked around to check out the bird sanctuary.  Didn’t see any birds, but did give us a quick break before we paddled back to Kailua Beach.  Check out photos from the island below!