The Big Island of Hawaii has the world’s most colorful sands. From sugar white to black and even green sand, take a journey around the island and learn how each sand type forms — and where to find it.
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Whale watching season goes from December to April in Hawaii, and there are several ways to see these beautiful creatures as they migrate from Alaska to Hawaii each year.
The geography of the Big Island plays an important role in regulating the weather. Persistent trade winds from the northeast interact with the island’s large mountains, creating a series of sharply contrasting micro-climates.
Located on the rugged northern coast of the Big Island, Pololū Valley is one of the island’s most picturesque locations. With high sea cliffs, lush vegetation and a beautiful black sand beach, the valley is sure to impress even the most experienced travelers.
Take advantage of the Big Island’s unspoiled sand, surf and pristine waters at these five spectacular beaches. From sugar white to black and even green, the Big Island has a beach that will suit every visitor. Browse through our list of some of the island’s greatest beaches, with beautiful pictures included.