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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Contents

Beach Chart
4
Keaukaha Beach Park
22
Lehia Park
28
Kumukahi
34
Isaac Hale Beach Park
41
Kamoa Point State Historical Park
105
Kailua
106
Old Kona Airport State Recreation Area
110
Kalahuipuaa
127
Puako
130
Waialea
131
Hapuna Beach State Recreation Area
132
Kaunaoa
134
Spencer Beach Park
135
Kawaihae
136
Lapakahi State Historical Park
137

Papawai
111
Honokohau
112
Keahole
114
Mahaiula
116
Makalawena
117
Maniniowali
119
KOkio
120
Kiholo
122
Keawaiki
124
Anaehoomalu
125
Mahukona Beach Park
139
Kapaa Park 82 Kamehameha I Birthsite Memorial to Kapanaia 83 Keokea Beach Park
142
Pololu
144
HonokaneNuitoHonopue 86 Waimanu 87 Waipio
149
Water Safety
157
Ocean Recreational Activities References
163
137 138 140
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149
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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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