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Waimea Bay Sand Was Mined

"Unfortunately, the sands of Waimea were mined extensively for many years until the winter of 1961/62, thereby considerably reducing the natural deposit of sand." (Excerpt from The Beaches of O'ahu, by John R. K. Clark, University of Hawaii Press, 1977, pg. 118)

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