white sands and blue sky at Hanakapi'ai beach on Kaua'i.

Hanakapi'ai Beach, Kaua'i

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It’s a three mile hike to Hanakapi’ai Beach on Kaua’i's northwest shore. Three miles up and down the steep Kalalau trail on loose, red, volcanic soil with a creek crossing at the end, just before the beach that houses a rip current that will suck you out to sea. It sounds like a militarized war zone, with helicopters circling overhead, the northernmost end of their tour pattern. It is beautiful, breathtaking, picturesque Hawaii.

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