Kehena Black Sand Beach
12-7198 Kapoho Kalapana Road, Pāhoa, Big Island, Hawaii

Kehena Beach is a stunning sight with its fine black sand, jagged wave-battered rocks, and majestic coconut palms. Also, spinner dolphins appear to love swimming here—so much so that some have dubbed it “Dolphin Beach.” Clothing here is optional and the locals take full advantage of this, so keep that in mind before visiting. Also, before you decide to test the water, a word of warning: surf at Kehenna can get very rough with high possibility of riptides, so unless you’re an Olympic swimmer, it’s best to stick to the shore. Make sure to bring good shoes, as the trek down to the beach requires some rock hopping.

Big Island, Hawaii Tourist Attractions
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Anaehoomalu Bay
Anna Ranch Heritage Center
Dolphin Quest
Giant Cowboy Boot
Hapuna Beach
Hawaii Tropical Botanical Garden
Historic Kailua Village
Honokohau Harbor Beach
Hulihee Palace
Kahaluu Beach Park
Kamaee Falls
Kaumana Caves
Kehena Black Sand Beach
Kekaha Kai State Park
Kona Coffee Living History Farm
Laupahoehoe Train Museum
Lava Covered Road
Leleiwi Beach Park
Liliuokalani Gardens
Lyman Museum
Mauna Kea Beach
Mauna Kea Summit
Mauna Loa Macadamia Nut Visitor Center
Nani Mau Gardens
Ocean Rider Seahorse Farm
Pacific Tsunami Museum
Palace Theatre
Panaewa Rainforest Zoo and Gardens
Papakolea Green Sand Beach
Pololu Valley Lookout
Pu'uhonua O Honaunau
Pua Mau Place
Punaluu Black Sand Beach

Puukohola Heiau National Historic Site
Rainbow Falls
Sadie Seymour Botanical Garden
Star of the Sea Painted Church
Steamvent Guesthouse
Thomas A. Jaggar Museum
Thurston Lava Tube
Tiny St. Peter's Catholic Church
Turtles at Honaunau Bay
Umauma Falls
Volcanoes National Park
Waikaumalo Park
Waikola Petroglyph Preserve
Waipio Valley Lookout
White Sands Beach
Wood Valley Temple
World Botanical Gardens

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