Poipu Beach, Kauai
This overview discusses some of the top beaches in Hawaii, starting with Kauai, then moving to Oahu, Maui, Lanai, and the Big Island. Each beach will have only one photo in this overview section, but many of the beaches have more photos on their individual pages. Visit the beach list for each island to learn more. This photo was taken near Poipu Beach on Kauai. Poipu Beach is the major beach on the south shore of Kauai. Swimming is usually safe here, especially toward the left side of the beach.