The horn of Hawaii and home to tropical valleys, pristine beaches, and exotic snorkel. Mahukona, one of the most exciting snorkel spots on the island where snorkelers can explore sunken ship ruins is located in Kohala. Hapuna Beach, the best beach on the island is located in Kohala. This region of the island is ideal for quiet days near the ocean. It's riddled with quiet parks and beaches. 

  • Waipio Valley  
  • Pololu Valley
  • Keokea State Park
  • Kapa'a State Park
  • Mahukona
  • Lapakahi State Park
  • Spencer Beach Park
  • Mauna Kea Beach
  • Mauna Lani Beach
  • Hapuna Beach       
  • Beach 69
  • A-Bay

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The western shore of Hawaii is home to coffee farms, cafes, and surf. City of Refuge is the best snorkel spot on the island and located in Kona. Makalawena is a pristine and untouched beach that requires a little hiking and if you're looking for a place to take a quick dip Old Kona Airport is easily accessible. 

  • Kiholo Bay
  • Manini'owali Beach
  • Kekaha Kai State Park
  • Makalawena
  • Mahai'ula Beach
  • Wawaloli Beach Park
  • Kaloko-Honokohau
  • Old Kona Airport
  • Magic Sands
  • Kahalu'u Beach
  • Keauhou Bay 
  • City of Refuge

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The lush green side of the island has warm water ocean ponds, Volcanoes National Park and flowing lava. Ahalanui Hot Ponds are warmed by the underground lava year round. Kapoho Tide Pools is a series of endless snorkel pools. Kaimu Black Sand Beach is where sea turtles come to sunbathe. 

  • Onekahakaha
  • Wai'Olena
  • Kealoha
  • Carlsmith
  • Leleiwi
  • Richardson 
  • Lehia
  • Kapoho Tide Pools
  • Ahalanui
  • Isaac Hale
  • Kaimu Black Sand Beach
  • Volcanoes National Park

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The most southern point on the Big Island and the United State in America. Home to one of only two green sand beaches on Planet Earth and Punalu'u Black Sand Beach, where Sea Turtles come to relax. 

  • Ho'Okena Beach Park
  • Miloli Beach Park
  • Manuka State Park
  • Green Sand Beach
  • Whittington Beach Park
  • Punalu'u Beach Park

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