Monday, March 8, 2010

Big Island's disappearing beach

During epic winter surf, the fine sand at this beach leaves overnight, like the gal in the country song. The sand, scrubbed white and clean, gradually returns - hence this park is also known as Magic Sands or Disappearing Sands. During low surf, the best snorkeling is at a rocky inlet south of the park. For complete directions, consult your Hawaii Big Island Trailblazer guide.