Hapuna Beach State Park, Hawaii Island

Hapuna Beach State Park

  • Name: Hapuna Beach State Park
  • What: One of Hawaii Island’s biggest white sand beaches
  • Where: Along the Kohala Coast
  • More Info: Parking Fees - $5 for cars

Travel down the volcanic western coastline of the Kohala Coast and follow the signs to find a spectacular oasis that has earned a reputation as one of Hawaii Island’s finest beaches. The largest of Hawaii Island’s white sand beaches, Hapuna Beach has consistently been rated on numerous international Top Ten lists. Hapuna also offers consistently good conditions for swimming, bodyboarding, sunbathing and snorkeling.

Located adjacent to the Hapuna Beach Prince Hotel and nearby its sister hotel, the Mauna Kea Beach Hotel, you’ll find ample parking, along with food vendors, picnic areas, restrooms and showers. Beat the South Kohala heat by taking a dip in the warm waters of Hapuna Beach.