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Papakōlea Green Sand Beach

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Peter & Shae
Peter & Shae
December 31, 2019
Need a 4 wheel drive or hike to beach but awesome, unique destination!
Richard
Richard
December 1, 2019
Green sand beach is one of the (many) “once in a lifetime” places in the Big Island. It is one of two green sand beaches in the United States, while the amount of truly green sand beaches on the world can be counted on one hand.
Joey
Joey
October 23, 2019
The farthest of our recommendations, but also 100% percent worth the visit, Papakōlea is one of the most spectacular places in the state of Hawaii! The beach gets its unique color from the small volcanic crystals called olivine, eroding from the cinder cone of an extinct volcano that last erupted…
Valerie
Valerie
September 13, 2019
One of the only places in the world to see a natural-occurring, green sand beaches. **Please note- to access green sands, you will either need 4x4 drive with a bit of clearance or to hike it. Bring plenty of water!**
Andrew
Andrew
August 7, 2019
Be prepared to hike! This is a good hour or so of trekking, and no shade, so bring appropriate footwear and plenty of water! You also have a choice to drive in if you have a 4x4 off-road vehicle, or you have the choice to pay the local shuttle ($10/each way and well worth it) A must during your stay…

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Naalehu, HI 96772
Téléphone+1 808-464-0840