Dr. Beach Names America's Best Beach 2014:
Duke Kahanamoku Beach in Waikiki, Oahu, HI
 
                                              
 
 
Kanhanamoku Beach is located at the west end of Waikiki Beach, far from the large crowds elsewhere. It is widest beach on this stretch of famous sands and protected by an offshore coral reef, making it a good beach for families with children. This is a safe beach with no known drowings. Official lifeguards are not present, but the beach and pool concessionaires have lifeguard training.  
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Past Winners (America's Best Beaches)
 
Rip Currents & Safety (Watch Video Below)
 
 
RIP CURRENTS are powerful currents of water moving away from the shore, capable of sweeping even the strongest swimmers out to sea and are often called "killer currents" for a good reason.  Although estimates vary, rip currents are responsible for approximately 150 deaths every year in the US and likely thousands worldwide.  Through raising awareness and increasing understanding, we seek to dramatically reduce the number of fatalities from this lurking danger.  For more information about rip currents and beach safety, please visit www.ripcurrents.com and www.healthybeaches.org
 
Dr. Beach's Latest Publication:  NATIONAL GEOGRAPHIC, FIELD GUIDE TO THE WATER'S EDGE.  As summer approaches, many vacationers will be heading to favorite beach, lake or river destinations - and this book is a perfect companion to any water adventure.  This book is designed for those who enjoy the many natural wonders along North America’s ocean beaches, lakeshores, riverbanks, streams, ponds and marshes. The book is written by two veteran scientists and water edge experts, Stephen Leatherman, better known as Dr. Beach, and Jack Williams, longtime weather editor of USA Today. 
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