Ala Moana Beach Park is a free public park, located between Waikiki and downtown Honolulu.
The water is almost always calm because the beach is protected by an outer reef. This makes it a good spot for long-distance swimmers and small children. There is a 25-foot-deep (7.6 m) swimming channel and a former boat channel that was dredged out of the reef.
Big grassy areas, banyans and palm trees make the park a good place to picnic, barbecue, play all kinds of ball games or go running.