If you want to see all types of beaches in just one trip. Then, Hawaii is the place for it. You will find beaches with green sand, black sand, white sand and salt& pepper beaches. Many film directors rate Hawaii as their number one destination for their film shootings due to the beauty and the vast variety of beaches in just one place.
The most popular beach is the KAHALUU BEACH PARK located at the THE KONA COAST .It is a small beach but provides all the necessities required like pavilions ,restrooms, and barbecue pits .Throughout the year, almost thousands of visitors visit this place a week. The coconut tree lined across the salt& pepper sand shore add more beauty to it. This place is also very suitable for beginning snorkeling for children in summers, because the water is not much deep and you can stand in water. It gets too much crowded and people come here early so that they can choose the best spot at the beach.
There is a beach located about a few miles on Queen Kaahumanu Highway ,north of the airport .There are sheltered bays where you can swim, snorkel and dive offshore. Aside from drinking water you can find other facilities like barbecue pits, and restrooms. It is an excellent picnic spot for families but is closed at 8pm.As you move forward to Alii Drive, you will find a small white sand beach called Disappearing Beach. This place is suitable for swimming ,snorkeling, surfing, and boogie-boarding.
The Kohala coast is popular for is spectacular beach known as A-bay. In front of the coast there is Waikoloa Beach Marriott Resort .The visitors can enjoy the stay at the beach which is surrounded by palm trees and fish ponds on the other side of it.Swimming, snorkeling, diving, kayaking and windsurfing are the common activities here .The major curiosity of the visitors is to see the green turtles which can be seen by divers at the far end of the bay. As you move away ,from the Queen Kaahumanu Highway, there you will see half a mile long Hapuna Beach.
In summers, a lot of visitors come here but in winter the crowd is very small due to the thundering waves and lack of lifeguards. Other gold sand beaches are KAUNAOA BEACH and LELEIWI BEACH PARK .These are ideal for families with children for swimming and snorkeling and watching green turtles. Facilities include restrooms, showers, lifeguards ,and picnic spots .
The most famous of all the beaches in Hawaii is located in the south at the base of Puu o Mahana .You have to cross the lava for the first 10 minutes after you have reached the South Point .It is very difficult to reach here ,other problems are that there is no delivery of drinking water and shades to avoid the sun. Despite all these problems this place attracts thousands of tourists worldwide because of its green sand.