- Punalu’u beach is the most beautiful black sand beach in the U.S State of Hawaii. It is also known as ‘Black Sand Beach’. It is the flowing of lava into the ocean result in the creation of beautiful black sands of Punalu’u beach. The black sands itself is the main attraction of Punalu’u beach.
- It is definitely a great sight to behold. But keep in mind that, removing black sand is prohibited here. Lined by the tall palm trees, the Punalu’u shoreline offer plenty of shady places. The Punalu’u shoreline is rocky and swimming here is not safe because of strong currents.
- However, it is a great beach to photograph and walking. See the endangered Hawksbill turtles and Hawaiian green turtles basking on the shore. Punalu’u beach offers facilities including free parking, showers and toilets.