The Big Island's north end is a long drive from anywhere, but it can be a memorable adventure. Known as the gateway to the Pololu Valley, Kohala is also home to many diverse beach parks and historical sites. The towns of Hawi and Kapaau give visitors options for recharging on a trip up north.
find your perfect beach in hawaii
Starting with The Big Island (more islands coming soon), we have all the beaches in Hawaii organized by island & region. Use our interactive map to locate beaches near your stay. Or read our informative guides that will help you choose from the most popular beaches or discover a hidden gem beach where you can explore without the crowds. No matter what you are looking for, our detailed beach descriptions will give you all of the information you need about the activities each beach is known for from surfing and sunbathing to snorkeling and whale watching.