POSTED: 7:57 a.m. HST, Jan 7, 2013
LAST UPDATED: 8:38 a.m. HST, Jan 7, 2013
Four Hawaii beaches are among the world's best, in various categories, according to readers of Travel + Leisure magazine.
Kauai's Polihale Beach is the world's best beach for seclusion, Wailea Beach on Maui is the No. 1 beach for activities; Black Sand Beach at Waianapanapa State Park on Maui is the best for dramatic landscapes; and Hapuna Beach on Hawaii island is ranked at No. 3 among the world's best beaches for families, the readers' survey found.
The full list is online at http://www.travelandleisure.com/articles/best-beaches-on-earth and in the magazine's January issue.