Can You Name These Hawaii Coastlines Based on Just a Photo?

How many of these scenic views did you recognize right away?
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Photo: David Croxford

Wondrous, historic and one of a kind—Hawaii’s scenic coasts and coastal areas are destinations worth traveling for alone. If you’ve seen any of these in person then you can attest how unforgettable they are.


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Photo by Tim Wilson

Hint: It’s one of this island’s oldest valleys.



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Photo by Daniel Ramirez

Hint: It’s home to what residents call Da Rock.



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Photo by Todd Wiggins

Hint: Its Hawaiian name means “the cliffs.”



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Photo by jomilo75

Hint: It’s on The Friendly Isle.



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Photo by Mike

Hint: It’s popular with snorkelers.



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Photo by Gypsy and The Fool

Hint: Windsurfing competitions are held here.



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Photo by Andy Simonds

Hint: It’s where King Kamehameha I was raised.



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Photo by David Croxford for HAWAII Magazine

Hint: Chief Kahekili was known to leap from the prominent natural feature in the distance.



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Photo by blese

Hint: It has one of the best campgrounds on this island.



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Photo by Kevin Dion

Hint: You can clearly view Manana (Rabbit Island) any time of day here.




1. Kohala Coast, Pololu Valley, Hawaii Island

2. North Shore, Waimea Bay, Oahu

3. Napali Coast, Kauai

4. Kalawao, Kalaupapa Peninsula, Molokai

5. Kona Coast, Kealakekua Bay, Hawaii Island

6. North Shore, Hookipa, Maui

7. Hamakua Coast, Waipio Valley, Hawaii Island

8. West Maui Coast, Kahakuloa, Puu Koae, Maui

9. Hana Coast, Waianapanapa State Park, Maui

10. Windward Coast, Makapuu, Oahu

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