Just how many beaches does Hawaii have? Depending on how you score it, nearly 400 (see the list). That’s a lot of beaches. And the diversity is as wide as the number is large.

Just Passing Time

Need to pass a little time? If you can manage it, we recommend Kukio Bay.

Kukio Bay is home to a longer (for the Big Island), narrow beach, known for its sea turtle population and gorgeous sunsets. It’s typically a bit windy in the afternoons, but warm breezes aren’t all bad. Combine the soft sand, ocean friends, and clear blue coral seas, and we think it’s a great spot to relax and let a few minutes slip past.

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