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Finding shells on the big island

Ontario Canada
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Finding shells on the big island

Hi,

Will we be able to find nice shells on any big island beaches? If so, any recommended locations?

Can we bring these back with us to Canada?

Thanks!

Angela

Kona, Hawaii
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1. Re: Finding shells on the big island

Aloha,

Take only memories, leave only footprints ;o)

New York
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2. Re: Finding shells on the big island

Bring a camera if you see something you like take a picture of it :)

Well that's what I do, you can even frame it and hang on your wall back home.

Elk Rapids, Michigan
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3. Re: Finding shells on the big island

Hawaii in general is not a good shelling place. What few there are are usually in deeper water or get broken up long before they hit the beach.

Best place to get shells, go to Hilo Hatties and get a free shell lei...:)

LA
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4. Re: Finding shells on the big island

There aren't many shells on any of the Hawaiian island beaches.

Hilo Hatties has the stuff that is taken by devastating Phillipino reefs.

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5. Re: Finding shells on the big island

There really are not any/many shells on the Kohala beaches I go to. Maybe a nice piece of driftwood now and then.

6. Re: Finding shells on the big island

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