CNN — Duke Kahanamoku Beach in Hawaii is number one on Dr. Beach's Top 10 Beaches for 2014.
Stephen Leatherman, a Florida International University Coastal Science Professor who goes by the nickname Dr. Beach, said the cleanliness, safe conditions and amenities pushed Duke Kahanamoku to number one.
Here are the other beaches on his top 10 list:
1. Duke Kahanamoku Beach Honolulu, Hawaii
2. Barefoot Beach Bonita Springs, Florida
3. St. George Island State Park Florida panhandle
4. Waimanalo Bay Beach Park Oahu, Hawaii
5. Hamoa Beach, Maui, Hawaii
6. Cape Hatteras Beach, North Carolina
7. Cape Florida State Park, Key Biscayne, Florida
8. Coast Guard Beach Cape Cod, Massachusetts
9. Beachwalker Park Kiawah Island, South Carolina
10. Delnor-Wiggins Pass State Park, Naples, Florida