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Tents on Kaanapali Beach?

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Tents on Kaanapali Beach?

We were walking last week from Mahana towards Black Rock - shortly past Honua Kai there are a bunch of trees, and under the trees were a few tents, hammocks in trees, clothing, toys etc. It looked like a campsite.

Is camping allowed overnite?

Might be a way for me to stay longer next time - and can't beat the views (Kidding of course)

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1. Re: Tents on Kaanapali Beach?

I think you need a permit to camp overnight, and it's only allowed in designated campgrounds.

Maybe it was day-use people who were there for the day. Was it on a w/e?

Or maybe they got away with camping there overnight .... not sure if anyone monitors the activity in the empty stretch between Honua Kai and Westin Villas?

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2. Re: Tents on Kaanapali Beach?

Not sure what day it was - just looked like more than a day thing.

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3. Re: Tents on Kaanapali Beach?

No camping on the beaches unless it is in designated areas. Some can get away with it if they put a fishing pole in the water, especially over night.

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4. Re: Tents on Kaanapali Beach?

Either homeless or what fishdiva said.

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5. Re: Tents on Kaanapali Beach?

Saw a tent in the trees by the beach in the same area today.

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6. Re: Tents on Kaanapali Beach?

Jagoffee did you also see a hammock? Just curious. Sorry we never met while I was there

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7. Re: Tents on Kaanapali Beach?

Yes, I am also sorry we did not connect. I looked around, but I never found you.

I will look for the hammock tomorrow. I did not really look that hard. My DW just mentioned that it seemed strange that it was there. I thought it might have just been set up for the day, but your posting made me wonder.

What would be your estimate on the lens weight?

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8. Re: Tents on Kaanapali Beach?

This was the lens. borrowlenses.com/product/nikon_telephoto/Nik…

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9. Re: Tents on Kaanapali Beach?

You are allowed to fish overnight from the beach.

This sounds like homeless. They usually gather further South.

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10. Re: Tents on Kaanapali Beach?

Homeless was the vibe that I got.

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