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Private Kona Shore Excursion: Historical Kona Highlights and Local Flavors
"Upon arrival to shore via the ship's tender boat your guide will be waiting to meet you on the pier with company signs for Island Wide Family Tours.  Your private tour begins as you build your days itinerary together for a completely customized and memorable journey of Kona.Some favor and skip the ones that don't.  Either way the day will be full of enjoyment as you meander from ""makai"" to ""mauka"" (ocean to mountain) and back again.By the time appetites are worked up we will have arrived at Keoki's Cafe a local favorite in South Kona.  And lunch is on us!  Your taste buds will dance enjoying the fresh catch and laid back atmosphere of this locally owned cafe.  This a worthy stop with something for everyone even those who aren't seafood lovers or kids that are picky eaters (vegetarian options also available).  Those with daring taste buds will have the opportunity to try awarding winning flavors from Da Poke Shack
From $450.00
 
Roast Master for a Day Private Lesson
"Start the tour with a stop at the visitor's center for Kona coffee and Hawaiian tea tasting. Enjoy free samples. See the Discovery Channel feature that takes you through the process of making coffee.  Go to the dry mill located by the visitor's center. Learn about hulling sizing grading and color sorting of the different grades of Kona coffee. Begin your roast master experience as you roast five pounds of green Kona coffee. Take home the coffee you roasted during the lesson."""Learn about the processing steps used to get the Kona coffee beans ready to roast. Roast and package Kona coffee during this 2-hour experience. Take home all of the coffee you roast to enjoy for yourself or share with friends and family. One price covers
From $199.00
 
Organic Kona Coffee Farm and Mill Tour
"The tour starts at the Mountain Thunder Coffee Plantation visitor center for Kona coffee and Hawaiian tea tasting. While enjoying the free samples we offer viewing of our Discovery Channel feature about Kona coffee. It was filmed at Mountain Thunder’s Kaloko cloud forest farm and mill with the famous Mike Rowe from the Dirty Jobs series. The show takes the visitor through all of the processes from wild ginger vanilla green tea & Mamaki tea plants to our coffee orchard. At the coffee orchard visitors learn how Kona coffee is grown. They are welcome to pick and taste the sweet red coffee fruit. They also can see the coffee flowers and maturing green fruit on the trees amongst an ancient Ohia rain forest with passion fruit vines abound. They c Saint Croix sheep
From $65.00

More General in Holualoa

View of the coast

Holualoa is on SR 180, several hundred feet above SR 11, the major highway around the island. The elevation here is about 1400 feet above sea level, and there are several places from which to view the...
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Aug 21, 2005

Kona Coffee Beans

When you think of Kona, you think of coffee. This small track of land has become internationally famous for the high quality coffee beans that are grown here. I was excited to see the source of...
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Aug 12, 2005

Gourds of Kona

Gourds are another product of Kona. A local artist uses gourds in his work, making them into sculptural objects and containers.
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Aug 12, 2005
 
 
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Things to Do Near Holualoa

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Kahaluu Beach

In my opinion, the nicest beach on the Big Island. Located just north of Kailua-Kona, this long, shallow beach is perfect for swimming and body-boarding. Snorkeling isn't very good, but there are some...
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Hulihe'e Palace

As my wife walked along Ali'i Drive, we came upon the Hulihe'e Palace. This was the former vacation home of Hawaiian Royalty and is now a museum open to the public. Inside the house is furniture,...
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Ocean Rider Seahorse Farm

My husband found out about this place online and I was thrilled to go. it was one of the main things on my must try list. Snorkeling is my main reason for coming to the island but my husband was aware...
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Pu'uhonua o Honaunau

Pu'uhonua o Honaunau National Historical Park is a must see when you are in this area. It is located 20 miles south of Kailua-Kona. The park service has tried to restore this refuge to the way it...
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City of Refuge

This was a really neat place to see. It is an old religeous site that is called the place of refuge because in the old days if you broke sacred laws the chiefs would sentenced you to death. The only...
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The Saddle Road

Saddle road is the shortest way across the island but the last time we visited it wasn't paved and the insurance companies forbid using it or you would pay big if you broke down. We used it anyway...
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