Hawaii’s Hapuna Beach State Park Was Just Named The Best Beach In America And We Couldn’t Agree More

Every year since 1991, beach expert Dr. Stephen Leatherman, otherwise known as “Dr. Beach,” posts his highly anticipated list of the country’s best beaches. Using a set of 50 criteria including cleanliness, size of waves, currents, condition of sand, amenities, and views, he makes his decision. This year (2021), the number one spot goes to a beach located on Hawaii’s Big Island: Hāpuna Beach State Park, and we couldn’t agree more.


Do you agree with Dr. Beach’s opinion that Hāpuna Beach State Park on the Big Island is the best beach in the country? Or can you think of another Hawaiian beach that should have snagged the top spot? We would love to hear your thoughts! 

For more information on Hāpuna Beach State Park, visit the website. And you can discover more epic Hawaiian beaches in this article.

Address: Hapuna Beach State Recreation Area, Old Puako Rd, Waimea, HI 96743, USA