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Trade Paperback: $15.99
ISBN-13: 9780824812607
Published: November 1989

Beaches of Kauai and Niihau

  • Kaua‘i has more sand beaches per mile of shoreline than any other island in Hawai‘i. Its spectacular shoreline ranges from cliffs of bird sanctuaries to a fishpond in a volcanic crater to the traditional swimming, snorkeling, surfing, and beachcombing beaches. Although the owners of Ni‘ihau discourage visitors, author John Clark includes fascinating sketches of the island to complete his inventory of Hawai‘i's beaches.

    The Beaches series by John R. K. Clark include Beaches of Maui County, Beaches of the Big Island, Beaches of Kaua‘i and Ni‘ihau, and The Beaches of O‘ahu. The author, an ocean recreation consultant, includes comprehensive site descriptions of hundreds of beaches in the Hawaiian Islands and shares his extensive knowledge of, and deep respect for, Hawai‘i's shorelines.

    • John R. Kukeakalani Clark is a former lifeguard and a retired deputy fire chief of the Honolulu Fire Department. He is the author of ten books about Hawaii’s beaches, surf spots, and ocean lore, including North Shore Place Names: Kahuku to Ka‘ena and Hawaiian Surfing: Traditions from the Past.