Punalu’u Black Sand Beach

One of the famous black sand beaches on the Big Island in Hawaii is Punalu’u Black Sand Beach.  The black is from the volcano, as it’s ashes and rocks color the sand.


Along with the beach loungers, the green sea turtles join the crowd for naps on the sand:IMG_9097-0IMG_9091-0

IMG_9046-0IMG_9085-0IMG_9050  So COOL!

Above the water,


and by the water,

IMG_9071IMG_9082 the black sand is stunning!

The sand is rougher than regular sand and feels different between your toes as you walk through.  And while swimming is not that common on this beach, it didn’t stop this fisherman,


Catching fish with a net!


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