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A body of water partially enclosed by land, larger than a cove and smaller than a gulf. Allows access to the sea.

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Anaehoomalu Bay

Water bodies; Bays

Anaehoomalu Bay, also known as A-Bay is a palm fringed beach, shallow water bay located on the South Kohala coast on the island of Hawaii. Anaehoomalu is best known for its sunsets, snorkeling and ...

Hanalei Bay

Water bodies; Bays

Hanalei Bay is the largest bay on the north shore of Kauai island in Hawaii. The town of Hanalei is at the mid-point of the bay.


Water bodies; Bays

Hanauma is a marine embayment formed within a volcanic cone and located along the southeast coast of the Island of Oahu (just east of Honolulu) in the Hawaiian Islands.

Hilo Bay

Water bodies; Bays

Hilo Bay is a large bay located on the eastern coast of the island of Hawaiʻi

Kāneohe Bay

Water bodies; Bays

Kāneohe Bay, is the largest sheltered body of water in the main Hawaiian Islands. This reef-dominated embayment constitutes a significant scenic and recreational feature along the windward ...

Kaunaoa Bay

Water bodies; Bays

Kaunaoa Bay has one of the few white sand beaches of the Kohala Coast, the western side of the island of Hawaii. A historic hotel is located on the bay, which has given it the name Mauna Kea Beach.

Kealakekua Bay

Water bodies; Bays

Kealakekua Bay is located on the Kona coast of the island of Hawaii about 12 miles (19 km) south of Kailua-Kona. Settled over a thousand years ago, the surrounding area contains many archeological ...

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