Chinaman’s Hat, also known as Mokolii island, is located off the shore of Kualoa Park in Kaneohe Bay. The coral reef which surrounds Chinaman’s Hat island supports marine life and is one of the best Oahu offshore islands. Chinaman's Hat can be seen from different vantage points along the coast but the best view is to actually goto the island. You can walk there during low tide but the best way to get there is via kayak. There are no Oahu Kayaking tours at this time that take you to Chinaman’s Hat, but you can rent a kayak from Twogood Kayaks in Oahu.
On the island of Chinaman’s Hat is a small beach in a secluded cove. There is small cave carved out of lava and a steep volcanic cone that is great for exploring and going on what is one of the unique Oahu Tours. There are views of the Koolau Mountains, Kahaluu, Kaneohe, and Kailua that can be seen nowhere else in Hawaii. Chinaman’s Hat in Oahu is one of the landmarks in Oahu, Hawaii that is perfect to see by a self guided Oahu Kayak Tour.
Directions to Chinaman’s Hat: This island is off the Kamehameha Highway offshore from the Kualoa Point State Rec Area. Chinaman’s Hat in Oahu is approximately a 45 minute drive from Honolulu. For other islands surrounding Oahu and Waikiki goto Hawaii Discount.