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Kailua is a census-designated place (CDP) located in Honolulu County, Hawaii, USA. It is situated on the eastern coast of the island of Oahu, approximately 12 miles northeast of Honolulu. Kailua is bordered by Kaneohe to the north, Waimanalo to the south, and Maunawili to the west. The population of Kailua was 38,635 as of the 2010 census.

Kailua is known for its beautiful white sand beaches, crystal clear waters, and lush tropical vegetation. The area is popular among tourists and locals alike, and is home to many resorts, restaurants, and shopping centers. Kailua Beach Park is a popular destination for swimming, snorkeling, kayaking, and windsurfing. The area is also home to several historical sites, including the Mokapu Peninsula, where a World War II airfield was located.

Kailua has a rich history and was once a major center for the Hawaiian royal family. In 1795, King Kamehameha I established a royal residence in Kailua and the area soon became a major hub for the Hawaiian monarchy. In 1845, Kailua was the site of a major battle between the Hawaiian forces and the British, who were attempting to take control of the islands.

Today, Kailua is a vibrant and bustling community. The area is home to many cultural festivals, such as the Kailua Festival of the Arts, which celebrates the area’s unique heritage and culture. Kailua is also home to several educational institutions, including Kailua High School and the University of Hawaii at Manoa. Kailua is a great place to visit, live, and work, and is a popular destination for both tourists and locals alike.

Excursion tips for a day in Kailua

Kailua, located on the island of Oahu in Hawaii, is a great destination for tourists looking to experience the beauty of the Hawaiian islands. Here are some of the activities that tourists can enjoy in Kailua on a day trip:

1. Visit Lanikai Beach and take a dip in the crystal clear waters.
2. Hike up to the top of the Maunawili Falls and take in the stunning views.
3. Explore the Kailua Town Center and browse through the unique shops and restaurants.
4. Take a boat tour of the Kailua Bay and see the incredible marine life.
5. Visit the Kawai Nui Marsh and take a self-guided tour of the wetlands.
6. Take a guided kayak tour around the Kailua Bay and experience the beauty of the island from the water.
7. Spend the day at the Kailua Beach Park and enjoy the sun, sand, and sea.
8. Take a surf lesson at Kailua Beach and learn how to ride the waves.
9. Visit the Byodo-In Temple and explore the beautiful grounds and gardens.
10. Enjoy a delicious meal at one of the many local restaurants in Kailua.

Experience Kailua with unforgettable activities by our partner GetYourGuide. The offer is also ideal as a special gift idea for family and friends who are planning to visit Kailua. Cancellations are possible up to 24h before the start of the activity (unless otherwise stated in the activity description), with a full refund of the booking price.

The climate in Kailua

Kailua, located in Hawaii, experiences a tropical climate year-round, with temperatures ranging from the mid-70s to the mid-80s Fahrenheit. The winter months are slightly cooler and the summer months are slightly warmer, but the climate remains relatively consistent throughout the year. The winter months tend to be dry, with little rain, while the summer months tend to be more humid and wetter. The amount of rainfall also varies throughout the year, with the most rainfall occurring during the summer months. Overall, the climate in Kailua is mild and pleasant, with temperatures rarely dropping below 70 degrees Fahrenheit.

Cruise weather for Kailua

Our weather forecast for Kailua helps plan your stay according to the weather. For sunny days, pack light and breathable clothes, swimwear, and sunscreen. For winter weather, it's recommended to bring warm clothes, gloves, a hat, sturdy footwear, and a raincoat.

Date Icon Temperature Wind speed/gusts Cloudiness/Visibility Air humidity/pressure Sunrise/Sunset
Jul. 17th 2024 Jul. 17th 2024 max: 26.0 °C
min: 24.1 °C
28.4 m/s
41.6 m/s
25.4 %
23.6 m
71.1 %
1,018 hPa
Jul. 18th 2024 Jul. 18th 2024 max: 24.7 °C
min: 24 °C
24.8 m/s
26.3 m/s
19.4 %
23.4 m
72.8 %
1,018 hPa
Jul. 19th 2024 Jul. 19th 2024 max: 24.9 °C
min: 24.1 °C
23.8 m/s
27.4 m/s
17.7 %
20.9 m
77.1 %
1,018 hPa
Jul. 20th 2024 Jul. 20th 2024 max: 25.2 °C
min: 24.2 °C
21.2 m/s
24.8 m/s
23.4 %
23.9 m
77.3 %
1,018 hPa
Jul. 21st 2024 Jul. 21st 2024 max: 25.3 °C
min: 24.4 °C
22.7 m/s
27.7 m/s
30.0 %
24.0 m
78.7 %
1,018 hPa
Jul. 22nd 2024 Jul. 22nd 2024 max: 25.1 °C
min: 24.3 °C
33.5 m/s
37.8 m/s
17.2 %
24.1 m
74.9 %
1,018 hPa
Jul. 23rd 2024 Jul. 23rd 2024 max: 25.3 °C
min: 24.1 °C
29.5 m/s
39.2 m/s
53.8 %
21.6 m
82.1 %
1,017 hPa
Jul. 24th 2024 Jul. 24th 2024 max: 25.2 °C
min: 24.5 °C
34.2 m/s
44.3 m/s
47.8 %
23.7 m
80.0 %
1,017 hPa
Jul. 25th 2024 Jul. 25th 2024 max: 24.8 °C
min: 24.4 °C
33.8 m/s
41.6 m/s
72.2 %
23.8 m
77.4 %
1,018 hPa
Jul. 26th 2024 Jul. 26th 2024 max: 25.0 °C
min: 24.2 °C
29.5 m/s
34.9 m/s
97.6 %
24.0 m
73.6 %
1,017 hPa
Jul. 27th 2024 Jul. 27th 2024 max: 25.2 °C
min: 24.4 °C
27.8 m/s
32.8 m/s
54.7 %
23.6 m
74.9 %
1,017 hPa
Jul. 28th 2024 Jul. 28th 2024 max: 25.1 °C
min: 24.3 °C
22.9 m/s
26.3 m/s
96.3 %
23.7 m
76.5 %
1,017 hPa
Jul. 29th 2024 Jul. 29th 2024 max: 25.3 °C
min: 24.2 °C
16.6 m/s
20.2 m/s
94.4 %
24.1 m
75.0 %
1,016 hPa
Jul. 30th 2024 Jul. 30th 2024 max: 25.8 °C
min: 24.6 °C
19.1 m/s
20.2 m/s
71.8 %
23.9 m
75.6 %
1,017 hPa
Jul. 31st 2024 Jul. 31st 2024 max: 25.4 °C
min: 24.8 °C
20.2 m/s
24.1 m/s
91.0 %
24.1 m
77.0 %
1,017 hPa

Cruises to Kailua

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Scheduled ship calls in Kailua, United States of America
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