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List Rules Any beach on one of Hawaii's 8 major islands or smaller islets in the archipelago

What are the best beaches in Hawaii? The beaches of Hawaii are among the most beautiful beaches in the U.S. and the world. From the sunny, sandy, tropically wonderful oasis beaches of Kauai to the bustling fun on Waikiki Beach in Oahu, Hawaii offers visitors and residents the most gorgeous playgrounds ever. Which beach in Hawaii is truly the best? That's for you to decide, with your votes. If any of your favorite Hawaiian beaches are missing, please add them to the list!

Some of the greatest Hawaii beaches are, not surprisingly, located on Oahu. Most notably, several excellent beach locales are in the Honolulu area - without question one of the best beach cities in the world. Hawaii, as any resident or visitor knows, is a true paradise, especially for beach lovers.

One of the best beaches in Hawaii is Kauai's Hanalei Bay. This two-mile long beach is majestic, offering sweepingly beautiful views of the mountains in the distance, great uncrowded areas for swimming and, on occasion, some major waves for surfing enthusiasts.

There's a reason why the Hawaiian Islands are one of the most popular travel destinations, year in and year out. All of the beaches in Hawaii, by the way, are public. This is the ideal vacation spot for couples (especially honeymooners) and families. Hawaii's beaches certainly rival, and possibly surpass, many of the best beaches in Florida.

Here's the thing: Hawaii features some of the most beautiful beaches in the world. You really can't go wrong with any of the beaches on this list, so grab the beach towel, some sunscreen, a surf board (if you're so inclined) and get out there on the sand and in the waters. Aloha!

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Lanikai Beach is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Best Beaches in Hawaii
Lanikai Beach Lanikai, Hawaii, USA

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Maniniowali Beach is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Best Beaches in Hawaii

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Hanalei Bay is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Best Beaches in Hawaii
Hanalei Bay Hawaii, USA

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Kailua is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Best Beaches in Hawaii
Kailua Hawaii, USA

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Hanauma Bay is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Best Beaches in Hawaii

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Kapalua Bay Beach is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Best Beaches in Hawaii

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Poipu Beach is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Best Beaches in Hawaii
Poipu Beach Kauai

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Hamoa Beach is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Best Beaches in Hawaii

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Fleming Beach Park is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Best Beaches in Hawaii

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Tunnels Beach is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Best Beaches in Hawaii

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Waikiki Beach is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Best Beaches in Hawaii
Waikiki Beach Honolulu, Hawaii, USA

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Hapuna Beach State Recreation ... is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Best Beaches in Hawaii

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Keawakapu Beach is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Best Beaches in Hawaii

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Waimanalo Beach is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Best Beaches in Hawaii
Waimanalo Beach Hawaii, USA

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Kauapea Beach is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Best Beaches in Hawaii

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Wailea is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Best Beaches in Hawaii
Wailea Hawaii, USA

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Napili is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Best Beaches in Hawaii
Napili Hawaii, USA

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Mauna Kea is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Best Beaches in Hawaii
Mauna Kea Hawaii, USA

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Kaanapali is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Best Beaches in Hawaii
Kaanapali Hawaii, USA

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Kaunaoa Bay is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Best Beaches in Hawaii
Kaunaoa Bay Hawaii

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Waianapanapa Beach is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Best Beaches in Hawaii
Waianapanapa Beach Maui

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Sunset Beach is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Best Beaches in Hawaii
Sunset Beach Hawaii, USA

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Kiahuna Beach is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Best Beaches in Hawaii

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Mahaulepu Beach is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Best Beaches in Hawaii

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Makalawena Beach is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Best Beaches in Hawaii

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Kamaole Beach Park is listed (or ranked) 26 on the list The Best Beaches in Hawaii

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Hulopoe Bay is listed (or ranked) 27 on the list The Best Beaches in Hawaii

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Malaekahana State Park is listed (or ranked) 28 on the list The Best Beaches in Hawaii

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Kahekili Beach is listed (or ranked) 29 on the list The Best Beaches in Hawaii

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Anini Beach is listed (or ranked) 30 on the list The Best Beaches in Hawaii
Anini Beach Hawaii

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Poolenalena Beach is listed (or ranked) 31 on the list The Best Beaches in Hawaii