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Duke Kahanamoku Beach in Waikiki, Hawaii, ranks first
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Duke Kahanamoku Beach in Waikiki, Hawaii, ranks first on the 2014 list of Top 10 Beaches. (Credit: AP)

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Dr. Beach's Top 10 beaches of 2014

For 24 years running, coastal expert Stephen P. Leatherman -- aka Dr. Beach -- has put forth his Top 10 Beach List. Here he ranks the best beaches of 2014 based on factors that include cleanliness, safety and amenities.

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