Kailua-Kona Local Customs

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  • Local Customs
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  • Local Customs
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  • 1. Sacred Sites

    Just to the north of St. Peter's Catholic Church on Ali'i Drive, this altar stands as a temple solely to the art of surfing. Here, offerings were made asking for gnarly surfing conditions. Even today,...

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  • 2. Hawaiian Dance

    This pic was taken on my last night here. Sonja danced her Beautiful Traditional Hawaiian Dance, before the 'Hot Lava' Show began. She then wrapped her gorgeous 'Fresh Plumeria Lei' around me. She...

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  • 3. Free Local Guides and Maps

    Free Local guides and Maps are plentiful around town. It's always good to have a map and a listing of what the area has to offer. We found several spots along...

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  • 4. POG Juice

    POG juice is something you will find on most menus in Hawaii. POG juice is simply Pineapple, Guava and Orange Juice combined. It is simply delicious and a must...

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  • 5. Kukui Necklaces

    The Kukui nut lei is made from the Kukui Nut Tree.The Kukui Nut Tree is also known as the Candlenut Tree and in ancient Hawai’i the nuts were burned to provide...

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  • 6. Wild Turkeys and other feral animals

    Hawaii has little indigenous wildlife other than some birds, insects and lizards. Most of the animals have been imported either intentionally or by accident by...

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  • 7. Noni

    The Noni fruit has been used for centuries as an herbal supplement.It helps build a strong immune system.The Noni fruit grows wild in many parts of Hawaii and...

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  • 8. Pu'uhonua o Honaunau --> Place of Refuge

    One of the most accessible, interesting, and enchanting cultural sites in the State of Hawaii is Pu'uhonua o Honaunau National Historical Park in South Kona....

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  • 9. NEVER wear an Aloha (Hawaiian...

    NEVER wear an Aloha (Hawaiian print) shirt out at night - you will stick out like a sore thumb. This is pretty true for daytime, too. Keep those things folded...

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  • 10. Green Sea Turtles (which never...

    Green Sea Turtles (which never seem to look green!) can be found at most beaches in the Kona area. Favorite viewing spots: Kahalu'u beach in Kailua, and the...

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