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Hapuna Beach State Recreation Area

Top 10 Beaches in Hawaii

Hapuna along the Kohala Coast of the Big Island is perfect for bodysurfing, swimming and snorkeling


Hapuna Beach State Recreation Area
Queen Kaahumanu Hwy.
Waimea, HI 96743

Hapuna is a popular beach along the Kohala Coast of the Big Island because of its large size and deep, clean sand. May through September proves to be a favorite time to visit for locals because conditions are perfect for bodysurfing, swimming and snorkeling. Use caution if visiting October through April as the surf pounds the beach and strong rip currents are present. Facilities include A-frame cabins for up to four people for overnight camping, paved parking lots, picnic pavilions, restrooms and showers. Sun worshipers will rejoice here, but take sun umbrellas and lots of sun screen as there isn't much shade on this beach.

Check out more about Hapuna Beach at the Hawaii State Park official website


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Images courtesy of Hawaii's Big Island Visitor Bureau (BIVB) & Prince Resorts Hawaii


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