Oahu’s Kailua beach is named best in the US by ‘Dr. Beach’

  • People stand near the ocean at Kailua Beach Park on May 15 in Kailua, Oahu. (AP Photo/Caleb Jones)

KAILUA, Oahu — In Kailua, the sand is soft and white, the water is clear and calm, and the view is exactly what you would expect from a beach in the Hawaiian Islands.