Easy hike to Pele’s Chair

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It’s an easy stroll from Kalanianaole Highway or the Makapuu Lighthouse Trail parking lot to the unique rock formation known as Pele’s Chair, an homage to the volcano goddess.

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It really does look like a recliner chair, but only from certain angles.

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The chair is perched on a bluff right above the ocean and offers some spectacular views of the Ka Iwi Coast and Koko Crater.

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It’s possible to climb Pele’s Chair, but it’s really not recommended and the views aren’t much different.  It’s a long way down on the rocky shore side.

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On one side of the chair is a beautiful little inlet and small beach, known as Alan Davis Beach due to a former landowner.

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The inlet has a small traditional Hawaiian fishpond constructed with rock walls, and there are lots of trails to explore on the other side.

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