Hawaii is undoubtedly known for its incredible beaches and more than 750 miles of magnificent shoreline. However, not all beaches are created equal: from Oahu’s Hanauma Bay to Maui’s Kaihalulu Beach, there are several beach gems to uncover. One such hidden gem is found on the island of Kauai, tucked away in a Hanapepe industrial area, near Port Allen Harbor: this is Kauai’s Glass Beach, and it is covered with millions of sea glass pebbles in brilliant hues of aqua, blue and brown. Come and check out this gorgeous sea glass beach in Hawaii.

To ensure the enjoyment of this sea glass beach in Hawaii for years to come, please refrain from taking the sea glass home as souvenirs of your travels – photographs will do just fine, and don’t take up space in your luggage. If you’d rather spend your beach day swimming, check out these 22 epic Hawaii beaches.

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Where are the best places for beachcombing in Hawaii?

Do you love finding hidden treasures in the sand? With hundreds of miles of coastline, you can find in Hawaii, it’s not only a paradise but a beachcomber’s paradise! Lucky for us, there’s one beach in Hawaii that is one of the best places for finding seashells in the country. Hidden away along Kaui’s north shore you’ll find Tunnels Beach where you can find plenty of puka shells. Along the Big Island’s Kohala Coast is another great place for beachcombing called Spencer Beach Park where you'll discover many gorgeous little shells among the soft white sand. 

What are some of the best day trips in Hawaii?

With several Hawaiian islands, there’s a lot to explore, and day trips provide the best opportunities to do so. In western Oahu, the Leeward Coast offers pristine white sand and mountain views, providing a wonderful place to spend the day and relax. Close to Pearl Harbor, Makua Cave, and other attractions, there are plenty of other locations to see in the area if you don’t want to spend all day at the beach. Another incredible place to visit is Kualoa Ranch, a nature preserve and cattle ranch with plenty of adventure to fill your day. Here you can go zip lining, horseback riding, take an ATV tour, go on a catamaran cruise, and so much more!

What is the best beach in Hawaii?

With some of the best beaches in the world, it’s a bit hard to pick which is the best one in Hawaii. However, one, in particular, has been named the best beach in the country by the famous Dr. Beach. Hāpuna State Park Beach on Hawaii Island not only has a pristine stretch of sand and crystal clear waters to swim in during low tide but also several amenities. You can also rent one of several A-frame shelters and spend the night here if you choose. 

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