Kalihiwai Beach: North Shore: This ironwood tree-lined crescent shaped beach has plenty of parking, shade, & easy to find. located at the mouth of the freshwater Kalihiwai Stream. Water is generally calm & the sand is great and voluminous. In the winter this beach is great for surfing & body boarding however waves can be dangerous & considered an expert surf break. In the summer, good for swimming even for children (depending on conditions).