These 10 Black Sand Beaches In Hawaii Will Leave You In Awe

Hawaii is home to some of the most breathtaking beaches in the country — and perhaps even the world. With approximately 750 miles of coastline, the Hawaiian Islands are home to countless incredible beaches in a variety of captivating colors — including black. Stark black sand contrasting with the crystalline waters of the Pacific Ocean make these ten beaches positively magical. Let’s take a look, shall we?

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Black isn’t the only color sand you’ll find in Hawaii, though. One of the world’s only green sand beaches is found on the southwestern tip of Hawaii Island, and Maui’s Hana Highway is home to a striking red sand beach. Add both to your Hawaii beach bucket list.