Hawaii's Best Beaches
- About the Book
Hawaii boasts many of the loveliest beaches in the world. With so many to select from, how do you choose which one to visit? Which one will offer you an enjoyable and memorable day at the beach? Now, here is a book that helps you find that perfect spot on the beach.
In this colorful and informative guide, John Clark, author of the highly regarded “Beaches of Hawai'i” series, has selected fifty of the best beaches in the Islands. Each beach, easily located using the guide's overview maps, is described in terms of water safety, amenities, accessibility, and environmental features that make it unique, not only among Hawai'i's beaches but worldwide. Readers will be fascinated by the history and beach lore surrounding each site. Some of Hawai'i's best-known and most popular beaches are included (O'ahu's Waikiki Beach and Hanauma Bay) together with a few lesser-known sites frequented primarily by local residents (Manini'owali on the Big Island, Polihale and Maha'ulepu on Kaua'i). Residents and visitors alike will agree that here at last is the only guide they will need to Hawai'i's best beaches.
- John R. Kukeakalani Clark is a former lifeguard and a retired deputy fire chief of the Honolulu Fire Department. He is the author of ten books about Hawai‘i’s beaches, surf spots, and ocean lore, including North Shore Place Names: Kahuku to Ka‘ena and Hawaiian Surfing: Traditions from the Past.