Kehena Beach

By; Rayanne Bassig

Beach Location

Continent : North America

Country : United States

Latitude : 19.329287

Longitude : -155.030823

Type of Beach: Active or Passive/Primary or Secondary


In 1955, a volcanic eruption caused lava to flow into the ocean to form this island. It is a primary beach, because geological forces formed it.


The color of the sand is black because it originated from cooled lava which has led me to believe that it has branched from the Igneous rock, Gabbro.