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Wai Kai construction aerial drone view

Construction as of September 2021



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For today’s active families and the water-sports and surfing obsessed, The LineUp at Wai Kai is everything you love about Hawaii in an experience that’s anything but typical. The LineUp brings the best of the island’s activities -- surfing, stand-up paddle boarding, outrigger canoeing, dining, and entertainment -- as attractions never before available in one location, celebrating our deep connection to water. The LineUp is a meeting place for locals, aspiring surfers to pro surfers, and travelers alike. Join us where waters and friends meet to experience the allure and excitement of Hawaii’s Kamaaina Lifestyle.

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credit: citywave® USA at Lakeside Surf

The Wai Kai Wave, powered by citywave®, will be the world's biggest "man-made" deep-water standing wave at 100 feet wide and adjustable from two feet to head high, offering an authentic surf experience for first-time beginners to pros, the Wai Kai Wave offers something for everyone.

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Angle aerial view of Wai Kai Wave and Lagoon

The adjacent Wai Kai Lagoon sits between the Wai Kai Wave and the Pacific Ocean offering a 52-acre (equal to nearly 40 football fields) calm and sheltered lagoon ideal for stand up paddle boarding, kayaking, guided outrigger canoeing, enjoying pedal boats or other recreational activities. Plus, the Dock at The LineUp will feature a fully-stocked selection of rental equipment, lesson clinics, and social events.

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The LookOut - Food & Drink

The LookOut bar and restaurant provides front-row viewing to the action at the Wai Kai Wave along with evening entertainment.

Foam Coffee & Bar overlooks the adjacent Wai Kai Lagoon, servicing the boardwalk and the Nalo Kai Club lounge, private cabanas and lounge chairs.

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Shop Shop Shop

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Sessions Lifestyle & Apparel shop is fashioned on the modern Hawaii waterman lifestyle and will feature a curated collection of brands that represent a soulful and sustainable connection to the ocean lifestyle our community deeply cherishes.

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Angle aerial view of Wai Kai Wave and Lagoon

Wai Kai is an active, year-round paradise where residents and visitors connect to the sea, earth and Hawaii culture by experiencing one-of-a-kind attractions, signature events and the natural beauty of the Pacific Ocean. With it's casual and approachable vibe, Wai Kai is a comfortable setting for families and friends to gather, unwind and create memories.

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Surfside cabanas at day

For those seeking a more upscale experience, the Nalo Kai Club Lounge features a club-style locker room, showers, air conditioned lounge with concierge services, and reserved access to the 12 full-service cabanas along the adjacent Wai Kai Lagoon and the 6 surf-side deck cabanas.

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The LineUp is the perfect location for groups that want a unique and active event. We offer healthy and delicious food options for groups of 20 people to a full buyout of The LineUp for a private event of up to 750 people. We can also package outdoor recreational activities for your group at both the Wai Kai Wave or adjacent Wai Kai Lagoon, including the Nalo Kai Club lounge and private cabanas.

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