Waianapanapa Black Sand Beach
By: Katie Smith
Origin of Waianapanapa
Waianapanapa is a black sand beach. The sand originated from hot lava hitting the ocean water, forming chards. The crashing waves softened these rocks (chards), making them smooth. The rocks found on this beach are called black basalt rocks.
Information of the Beach:
This is a zoomed in picture of the pebbles or rocks.
The harsh waves have eroided the coastline rocks.
Located in Hana, HI, United States. The coordinates are 20.7889, -156.00.