List of Dr. Beach's top 10 beaches for 2014

May. 22, 2014 4:06 PM EDT

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List of Dr. Beach's top 10 beaches for 2014
UNITED STATES - AUGUST 20: A statue of Duke Kahanamoku stands along Waikiki Beach in Honolulu, Hawaii, U.S., on Thursday, Aug. 20, 2009. Hawaii was admitted to the Union on Aug. 21, 1959, becoming the 50th U.S. state. (Photo by Kent Nishimura/Bloomberg via Getty Images)
Hamoa beach in Hana, Maui, Hawaii.
Bodie Island, North Carolina, United States, North America
Florida, Key Biscayne, Bill Baggs Cape Florida State Park, Boaters Grill Looking Over No Name Harbor. (Photo by Jeffrey Greenberg/UIG via Getty Images)
EASTHAM - AUGUST 5: Lifeguard Seamus Roche on Coast Guard Beach. Visitors enjoy the activities at the Cape Cod National Seashore, a National Park on Cape Cod. (Photo by Bill Greene/The Boston Globe via Getty Images)

HONOLULU (AP) - Here is the list of top 10 beaches for 2014 compiled by Dr. Beach, aka Professor Stephen Leatherman of Florida International University, based on factors that include cleanliness, safety and amenities.

1. Duke Kahanamoku Beach, Waikiki, Oahu, 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, Outer Banks of 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

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