Big Island Beaches

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  • Captain Cook beach: Ho'okena Beach Park

    Ho'okena Beach Park

    Captain Cook, Big Island
    Rustic and rugged, this beach is an off the beaten path beauty. Once bustling landing for inter-island steamships the tiny town of Ho'okena became a bustling port where everything from passengers to mules came and went each week. The beautiful... Read more
  • Puako beach: Puako Beach

    Puako Beach

    Puako, Big Island
    What was once a small fishing village, Puako has become much of a beachfront vacation home community. Puako Beach is much different from the many postcard perfect neighbors, but it's charm lies in the quietness and natural setting of this small... Read more
  • Waialea Bay beach: Waialea Beach

    Waialea Beach

    Waialea Bay, Big Island
    Officially a part of the Hapuna Beach State Recreational Area, Waialea Bay is the smaller sister of striking Hapuna beach separated by Kanekanaka Point, but she is nevertheless not less popular. Like less famous sisters, this beach has been... Read more
  • Kona beach: Laaloa Beach Park

    Laaloa Beach Park

    Kona, Big Island
    This small but lively beach is one of the few stretches of sandy shoreline in the heart of Kailua-Kona. Officially named after the historic Hawaiian land division or ahupua'a Laaloa it is referred to informally by several names including White... Read more
  • Kona beach: Waiaha Beach Park

    Waiaha Beach Park

    Kona, Big Island
    Popularly known as Honl's, Waiaha Beach Park is a tiny sliver of white sand beach that is easy to overlook while driving along Ali'i Drive. However, many find this respite from the busier Kona coast beaches the perfect spot for a quiet relaxing... Read more
  • Keauhou beach: Kahalu'u Beach Park

    Kahalu'u Beach Park

    Keauhou, Big Island
    This small and grey sanded beach is the most popular in the Kailua-Kona-Keauhou coastal corridor. The abundance of clear calm waters and the extensive reef system filled with colorful fish make it the perfect spot for snorkeling for everyone.AT... Read more
  • Mauna Lani beach: Holoholokai Beach

    Holoholokai Beach

    Mauna Lani, Big Island
    What this small beach park lacks in a sandy shoreline, it makes up in gorgeous ocean and mountain vistas, shady picnic areas, public restrooms with handicapped parking and picnic tables. In addition, there is a public beach trail that allows... Read more
  • Captain Cook beach: Kealakekua Bay State Historical Park and Marine Conservation District

    Kealakekua Bay State Historical Park and Marine Conservation District

    Captain Cook, Big Island
    There is hardly a more beautiful or historically significant location in all the Hawaiian Islands than Kealakekua Bay. Established as a State Historical Park and Marine Conservation District in 1967, the bay is now protected into perpetuity.AT A... Read more
  • Pahoa beach: Ahalanui Beach Park

    Ahalanui Beach Park

    Pahoa, Big Island
    Located in the Puna district on the eastern coast of the Big Island, this park is one of the more unique in the islands. The small remote beach is the only hot spring publicly accessible in the islands.AT A GLANCEHighlights: a rocky shoreline... Read more
  • Kona beach: Kaloko-Honokohau National Historical Park

    Kaloko-Honokohau National Historical Park

    Kona, Big Island
    Located just minutes from the center of Kailua-Kona, this expansive park offers a wide range of activities along with a lot of sun under the auspices of the National Park Service.AT A GLANCEHighlights: white sand beach and archeological sites... Read more