Kehena Black Sand Beach
51 locals recommend ·
Tips from locals
This small beach requires a short hike along a rough trail to access. The surf is normally rough and swimmers should exercise care. NOTE: this is a clothing optional beach,
Also located on Hwy 137 just a few miles past Kalapana. This black sand beach is considered a ‘hippie’ beach; it is clothing optional and you may encounter drum circles, dancing, campfires, and other festivities in the evening.
This is a secluded beach that is nude-friendly and for the whole family. So if you want a place to feel comfortable while you get that tan without lines, this is the safe place to go to the beach. Dolphins and Wales are also seen often here.
Kehena Beach is one of the few unofficial "clothing optional" beaches in Hawaii. It is a long, but narrow black-sand beach, which local residents also call Dolphin Beach because of the frequent appearances of spinner dolphins in this area. The beach was formed in 1955 when lava flowed down the sea…