Hawaii Island Locations

Kona Coast

Kikaua Beach

Locals Hideaway | Kona, Hawaii

This hidden slice of paradise is a favorite among locals and is bursting with color from the lush vegetation, palm trees and beautiful clear waters. Follow the paved path along lava rock and you'll end up at this white sand beach, fronting Kohala's private golf course.

  • Kukio Golf and Beach Club: 72-126 Kūki’o Nui Dr. Kailua-Kona, 96740

N. Kukio Beach

Romantic Beach | Kona, Hawaii

A beautiful, more secluded sandy beach with shoreline lava rocks, flourishing reef, and romantic sunsets. Green sea turtles can be seen sunbathing on the sun-kissed lava rocks or grazing on seaweed. Note that if you want to take a picture with one of these magnificent creatures, remember to give them plenty of room (per the Endangered Species Act, visitors must keep a distance of at least 10 feet).

  • 72-100 Ka'upeluhu Dr, Kailua-Kona, Hi 96740

Anaeho'omalu Bay

Stunning Sunsets | Waikoloa Village, Hawaii

Postcard Palm trees, fishponds, tidepools, lava rocks and lush greenery. This white sandy beach has it all! It has a well-protected bay with shallow waters, making it a safer beach for kids.

  • 69-1081 Ku'uali'i Pl, Waikoloa, 96738

Laaloa (Magic Sands Beach)

Pahoehoe Beach

Quaint Kona Beach | Kona, Hawai'i

Palm trees line this quaint park located down along Ali’i drive. A small grassy knoll overlooks a white sandy shoreline, with a large section of flat lava rocks and tidepools to explore on the right.

  • 77-6434 Ali‘i Dr, Kailua-Kona, HI 96740

Manini'owali Beach (Kua Bay)

Picturesque Hawai'i | Kona, Hawaii

A gem found at Kekaha Kai State Park! A winding paved road brings you only steps from this powder soft white sand beach, and rugged lava covered shoreline.

  • 72 Mamalahoa Hwy, Kailua-Kona, HI 96740

Kohala Coast

Pololū Valley

Black Sand Beach | Kamuela, Hawaii

Hike down into the Kohala forest reserve into Polulū valley. A sacred treasure found on the Kohala Coast - with stunning black sand beach and forest views.

  • 52-5100 Akoni Pule Hwy, Kapaau, HI 96755
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Kaunaʻoa Beach - Mauna Kea Resort

Immaculate Gardens & Beautiful Beaches | Kamuela, Hawaii

One of the most picturesque white sand beaches on Hawaii. The grounds are covered with lush gardens, and striking art features like hand carved tikis, and a large buddha adorning a grand staircase. Palm tree groves are found along the white sand beach and make for a great backdrop.

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Puako Beaches

Hidden Beaches | Kamuela, Hawaii

Puako is a small community with several beach access points fronting incredible views of the pacific and Island of Maui. You'll find there are secluded and quiet areas among a string of beachfront homes.

  • 69-1688 Puako Beach Dr, Waimea, HI 96743
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Keiki Beach - Mauna Lani Resort

Historical Park & Sacred Grounds | Kamuela, Hawaii

Beautiful Kalahuipua’a historical grounds and soft sand meets tranquil waters at Mauna Lani's Resort Beach. Ancient Hawaiians lived in this area for nearly 800 years before the discovery of Hawaii by the Western world. You'll find over 4 acres of Hawaiian fishponds, ancient petroglyphs, secluded sandy beaches with shoreline lava rocks, and romantic sunsets.

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    Pauoa Bay - Fairmont Resort

    Peaceful Grounds | Waikoloa, Hawaii

    Rocky white coral shoreline, beautiful bay and palm tree lined shores.

    • 1 N Kaniku Dr, Waimea, HI 96743
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