Ponalu'u Hawaii

Black sand beach

Rock Coast

The rocky coast causes waves too shoot into the air and makes it a difficuldt place too swim for humans.
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Green Turtles

The endangered green turtle sunbathes on the black sand. It is one of the very few places the turtle goes.
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Constant shorebreak

There is a very consistent amount of large waves breaking on the beach.
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Black Sand

The black basalt sand originated from cooling lava around the island.
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Random Facts

  • It is an active coast due too it being a hot spot.
  • It is formed through cooling lava around the island. (geological)
  • It is an emergent coast due too constant new lava deposits.
  • It is a U.S. territory
  • 19.1358N, 155.4058W