How lucky is Hawaii? Here’s how lucky: you don’t even need to leave the state capital to visit this standard-setting beach. It’s great for families thanks to an offshore reef, and in the unlikely event that you want to leave, the beach is flanked by boat and catamaran piers. Even the beach’s name has star quality: Duke Kahanamoku was the Olympic gold medalist who popularized surfing for the rest of the world.
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