A lifeguard station near the edge of the grass at the flat beach of Ala Moana Beach Park.

About Honolulu’s Beach Parks

An in-depth look at Honolulu’s three beach parks covering amenities, hours of operation, typical crowds, swim & surf conditions, layout, scenery, and more.

Moon Acadia National Park

Journalist and Maine native Hilary Nangle knows the best ways to enjoy Acadia National Park, from biking through coastal forests and exploring iconic lighthouses to visiting quaint towns with great shopping and seafood. Nangle offers unique strategies that help organize trips around central themes, such as A Studio Tour: Artists and Artisans and The 3-Day […]

Moon Glacier National Park

Writer, editor, and avid outdoorswoman Becky Lomax offers an insider’s perspective on Glacier National Park, where she once worked shredding lettuce in the kitchen so she could hike the park’s nearly 300 miles of park trails during her free time. From hiking through multi-color meadows filled with wildflowers to observing the Sperry Glacier, a victim […]