Pe’ahi Farms: North Shore Beaches in Your Backyard

Pe‘ahi Farms is ideally located at Opana Point, the northernmost point of Maui’s North Shore. The farmlands are secluded by design, but they are not far from towns, beaches, beach parks, and surf spots.

big white capped waves at jaws surf break on mauis north shore


Pe‘ahi Farms is less than a mile from the legendary surf break known as Jaws. (Its Hawaiian place name is Pe‘ahi, which means “wave” in the Hawaiian language.) From October until the end of March, wave sizes at Jaws can exceed 60 feet. It is home to big-wave surfing competitions and Pe‘ahi Farms offers a vantage point to watch. For up-to-date conditions, look at the Pacific Islands Ocean Observing System (PacIOOS) live wave observation charts.

white sand at hookipa beach on maui

Ho‘okipa Beach Park

It takes about 10 minutes to drive from Pe‘ahi Farms to Ho‘okipa Beach Park, known as the “windsurfing capital of the world.” Ho‘okipa is home to professional windsurfing competitions and is a popular spot for surfing, kiteboarding, foiling, fishing, and swimming. The park has a lifeguard station, covered pavilion, restrooms, showers, and picnic areas at its east end.

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Kū‘au Cove

Pe‘ahi Farms is a 10-minute drive from Kū‘au Cove, dubbed “Mama’s Beach” for its proximity to Mama’s Fish House. The white-sand cove has many shallow tidepools and is ideal for snorkeling, sunbathing, and collecting seashells.

hawaiian sea turtle rests on Tavares Beach

Tavares Beach

It takes about 11 minutes to drive from Pe‘ahi Farms to Tavares Beach. The crescent-shaped beach draws crowds of beachgoers on weekends, but is typically uncrowded on weekdays. Depending on the season, it is a popular spot for snorkeling, spearfishing, surfing, and windsurfing.

blue sky day at paia bay on north shore maui

Pā‘ia Bay

Pā‘ia Bay is approximately 15 minutes away from Pe‘ahi Farms. The white-sand beach is a popular spot for bodyboarding and surfing. It is also home to the Pā‘ia Youth & Cultural Center, which has a skate park and offers a variety of clubs, programs, and life skills training opportunities to youth ages 9 to 19. Pā‘ia Bay has restrooms, showers, and a basketball court.

sunny day on baldwin beach

Baldwin Beach Park

Baldwin Beach Park is about 20 minutes away from Pe‘ahi Farms. The park has a lifeguard station, restrooms, showers, picnic areas, barbecue grills, a covered pavilion, a sports field, and ample parking. At the west end of the mile-long Baldwin Beach is Baby Beach, which fronts a small, protected lagoon. The lagoon’s calm and shallow waters make Baby Beach ideal for families with small children, hence its name. Baldwin Beach Park also provides access to the Northshore Greenway, a 3.7-mile-long paved pathway that runs from the Pā‘ia Youth & Cultural Center to Kanahā Beach Park in Kahului.

peach and blue colored sunset through clouds on north shore maui beach

For more information about Pe‘ahi Farms or to schedule a tour, please contact:

Josh Jerman,
REALTOR (B), RB-19728
Phone: 808.283.2222
Tim Stice
REALTOR(B), RB-21556
Phone: 808.268.8511
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