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Hawaii Beaches

Hawaii Beaches Are Dirtier Than You Think

Civil Beat | Chad Blair | Posted 02.04.2015 | Hawaii

Last week, the Surfrider Foundation and the Coalition for a Tobacco-Free Hawaii conducted four simultaneous beach clean-ups on Oahu (Ewa), Kauai (Anah...

12 Reasons To Fall In Love With Hawaii's Surf Scene

The Huffington Post | Carla Herreria | Posted 09.17.2014 | Travel

Ah, the Hawaiian islands -- home of swaying palm trees, clear waters and... a mechanical wave park with manmade beaches? Apparently all the natural...

STOKED: An #AlohaHuffPost Roundup

The Huffington Post | Landess Kearns | Posted 08.03.2014 | Hawaii

Last week, we asked our readers to show us what gets their adrenaline pumping, their hearts racing -- what forces a ridiculous grin to spread across t...

PHOTOS: Breaking Through The Surface Of The Sea

The Huffington Post | Landess Kearns | Posted 07.20.2014 | Hawaii

Exploring the ocean is all about embracing the unknown. It's about immersing yourself in a new element and appreciating all it has to offer. There’s...

All Eyes To The Sea: An #AlohaHuffPost Roundup

Posted 06.26.2014 | Hawaii

As the Hokulea and Hikianalia set sail on their three-year journey across the globe, we turn our eyes to the sea. It is, after all, our playground, ou...

The Secret Ingredient To Hawaii's White Sand Beaches? Parrotfish Poop

James Cave | Posted 07.05.2014 | Green

There are seven quintillion, five hundred quadrillion grains of sand in the world, according to math geniuses at the University of Hawaii. That’s mo...

Hawaii Beaches Belong to the Public

Joan Conrow | Posted 03.30.2014 | Hawaii
Joan Conrow

In a decision that strongly reaffirms beaches as a public trust resource, the Hawaii Supreme Court has ruled the state must consider historical evidence when determining the shoreline.

For One State, Eroding Coastlines Put Homeowners And Government At Odds

Civil Beat | Sophie Cocke | Posted 11.12.2014 | HuffPost Home

HONOLULU -- Little focuses the mind about far-off dangers better than when those dangers start to get close. Real close. Residents of Rocky Poin...

Escape The Madness: Dreamy Video Will Transport You To Zen In Just 5 Minutes

The Huffington Post | Carla Herreria | Posted 11.28.2013 | Travel

Let's face it. Although it would be an absolute dream to drop everything, quit your job and your family and run away to a sleepy, tropical island, mos...

Let The Ocean Set You Free: #AlohaHuffPost Roundup

The Huffington Post | Carla Herreria | Posted 10.20.2013 | Hawaii

“The cure for anything is salt water - tears, sweat, or the sea.” -- Isak Dineson When you live in Hawaii, the ocean is never far away. Especia...

These Store Signs Will Make You Smile

Aleeka Kay Edwards | Posted 11.23.2013 | Hawaii
Aleeka Kay Edwards

When you traffic in a beach city, the pablum on store signs usually isn't something you notice, but the writing on some of the commercial signage in Hawaii is undeniably memorable.

6 Best Beaches for People-Watching in Hawaii

Posted 09.04.2013 | Travel

People in Hawaii have a different idea of what constitutes a “beach day.” The islands' gorgeous beaches are used for an array of adventures, sport...

The Best Nude Beaches In Hawaii

The Huffington Post | Kiki Von Glinow | Posted 09.04.2013 | Travel

While Hawaii as a state prohibits nude sunbathing, that doesn't stop residents and tourists alike from stripping down to get that very even tan. Check...

PHOTOS: The World's Greatest Beaches

Travel + Leisure | Posted 03.17.2013 | Travel
Travel + Leisure

These photos will make you want to plan a trip immediately.