Beaches of the Big Island

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University of Hawaii Press, 1985 - Travel - 171 pages
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The Big Island, world famous for its active volcanoes and coral gardens, has many wonderful beaches. In fact its shoreline is as diverse and dynamic as the rest of this massive island and includes more than 100 black, green, and white sand beaches.

The Beaches series by John R. K. Clark include Beaches of Maui County, Beaches of the Big Island, Beaches of Kauai and Niihau, and The Beaches of Oahu. The author, an ocean recreation consultant, includes comprehensive site descriptions of hundreds of beaches in the Hawaiian Islands and shares his extensive knowledge of, and deep respect for, Hawaii's shorelines.

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About the author (1985)

John R. K. Clark, a former lifeguard and retired deputy fire chief of the Honolulu Fire Department, is the author of numerous books on Hawai'i's beaches and shoreline history, including North Shore Place Names: Kahuku to Ka'ena, Hawaiian Surfing: Traditions from the Past, Hawai'i Place Names: Shores, Beaches, and Surf Sites, Guardian of the Sea: Jizo in Hawai'i, and his bestselling series on Hawai'i's beaches.

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