Megan Moura

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Papa'iloa

Oahu portrait location

Papa'iloa is a beach location on Oahu's north shore.  Read on to learn more about this location, it's top considerations and who might want it for their portrait session.

About
- 1 hour drive from Waikiki
- Large white sand beach
- Reef features
- Views of the ocean and mountains

Parking and Facilities
- Street parking where available
- No restrooms available (nearest restroom is in Haleiwa town)

Pros
- Direct sunset views
- Beautiful mountain and reef views
- Potential to get into the water on low tide
- Not as busy as beaches in town

Cons
- No restrooms
- Tide can come up very high, making the sandy area much smaller
- Walking along the sand can be challenging for people with physical limitations

Ideal For:
- Couples
- Elopements
- High School Seniors
- Immediate Families


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Megan is Oahu's top portrait photographer for couples celebrating their anniversary or honeymoon, weddings, maternity and high school seniors.