List of beaches in Hawaii

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This is a list of notable Hawaiʻi beaches sorted by island from the northwest, clockwise around each island, listed by beach name followed by location. See also the Category of Beaches in Hawaii.

Niʻihau[edit]

Trash deposited by the ocean on a windward Niʻihau beach

Clark lists 12 major beaches while Tava and Keale list 46, some of which are probably colloquial names for smaller beaches in this set:

Kauai[edit]

Ten lifeguard beaches in bold text[1]

Oʻahu[edit]

North Shore[edit]

East Shore[edit]

Get To Hanauma Bay early if you want to avoid standing in line.

South Shore[edit]

West Shore[edit]

Molokaʻi[edit]

Lānaʻi[edit]

Maui[edit]

Hawaiʻi Island[edit]

2005 aerial view of Hapuna Beach, Big Island

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Kauai Beach Safety". Retrieved 15 June 2013. 
  • Clark, John R. K. (1985). Beaches of The Big Island. Honolulu, Hawaiʻi: University of Hawaiʻi Press. ISBN 0-8248-0976-9. 
  • Clark, John R. K. (1990). Beaches of Kauaʻi and Niʻihau. Honolulu, Hawaiʻi: University of Hawaiʻi Press. ISBN 0-8248-1260-3. 
  • Clark, John R. K. (1989). The Beaches of Maui County. Honolulu, Hawaiʻi: University of Hawaiʻi Press. ISBN 0-8248-1246-8. 
  • Clark, John R. K. (2005). Beaches of Oʻahu (2nd ed.). Honolulu, Hawaiʻi: University of Hawaiʻi Press. ISBN 0-8248-2892-5. 
  • Tava, Rerioterai; Moses K. Keale (1998) [1989]. Niihau: The Traditions of a Hawaiian island. Honolulu, Hawaiʻi: Mutual Publishing. ISBN 0-935180-80-X.