Whether it’s in the tropics of Hawaii and the Caribbean, along the coastlines of Greece and Italy, or rimming the far-flung shores of Iceland and New Zealand, these dark, dramatic shorelines make white beaches seem awfully—well—pale.
Just off Maui’s renowned Hana Highway, Wai’anapanapa State Park is home to a seabird colony, sea stacks, arches, and other natural wonders, but its small black sand beach, created by the surf grinding down the lava flow of the Haleakela Volcano, is the prize. Further, the emerald naupaka shrubs lining the beach add a stunning contrast to the dark, dark sands.
harleyb21: By most everyone’s judgment, the Senate will not vote to remove President Donald Trump from office if the House impeaches him. But what if senators could vote on impeachment by secret ballot? If they didn’t have to face backlash from constituents or the media or the president himself, who knows how many Republican senators would vote to remove?