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Ultimate Kona from Coffee to Culture Mercedes Tour
"New Mercedes Benz Sprinter 11 passenger van ride in comfort DVD Screen large library of Hawaiian Media.All Tours Operated by: Owner Operator Tour Guide Photographer. The very best small group experience. Photos uploaded to my photo sharing cloud for you to share with family and friends. We use (Smugmug) photo where you are provided by email to a link where you can share the Photographs with family and friends. Unlike regular tours these Private Small Group Tours offer the discerning customer the ability to see more of the attractions they wish to enjoy. If possible we will make your wish list come true. This often involves showing our guests our Honu (Green Hawaiian Sea Turtle Fri Greenwell Farms which opened in 1850 and is still run by the Greenwell family. On the farm
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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
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Ultimate Kona from Coffee to Culture Mercedes Tour
"New Mercedes Benz Sprinter 11 passenger van ride in comfort DVD Screen large library of Hawaiian Media.All Tours Operated by: Owner Operator Tour Guide Photographer. The very best small group experience. Photos uploaded to my photo sharing cloud for you to share with family and friends. We use (Smugmug) photo where you are provided by email to a link where you can share the Photographs with family and friends. Unlike regular tours these Private Small Group Tours offer the discerning customer the ability to see more of the attractions they wish to enjoy. If possible we will make your wish list come true. This often involves showing our guests our Honu (Green Hawaiian Sea Turtle Fri Greenwell Farms which opened in 1850 and is still run by the Greenwell family. On the farm
From $590.00

Pu'uhonua o Honaunau Tips (7)

A place of refuge

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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kyoub
Apr 08, 2009

The Best Place to Snorkel or Scuba Dive

Pu'uhonua o Honaunau is a museum that preserves the sacred place where in old Hawaiian times, people who broke kapu (taboo) were given refuge and forgiveness by the priests who lived there. But not...
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diver-x
May 01, 2007

A great destination

This park is in a brilliant setting. The views of the ocean, as well as the grounds, are great, to say nothing of the historical interest of the place. Just away from the park there is good snorkeling...
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trvlrtom
Mar 04, 2007

Renewal of life and spirit

Pu'uhonau O Honaunau is not in Kailua-Kona, but I've placed it in this section because if you are staying on the Kona side of the island, it is just a short trip south on 11, onto Napoopoo Road.This...
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KiKitC
Dec 26, 2005

Pu'uhonua o Honaunau National Historical Park

Go about 20 miles south of Kona and visit the Place of Refuge (Pu'uhonua o Honaunau National Historical Park). In the old days, if you made it there, you were exhonerated of any crimes. Here in the...
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slabeaume
May 24, 2003

PUUHONUA O HONAUNAU.

This 180-acre national historic park was, in early times, a place of refuge and healing. Kapu breakers, criminals, and prisoners of war who escaped and reached this site were allowed to live and to...
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derats
Oct 26, 2002

Place of Refuge, Pu'uhonua o...

Place of Refuge, Pu'uhonua o Honaunau National ParkOfficially called in Hawaiian, Pu'uhonua o Honaunau, the Place of Refuge is probably the most visited Kona tourist site out of Kailua. Surprisingly...
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Oct 04, 2002
 
 
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Things to Do Near Pu'uhonua o Honaunau

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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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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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Thurston Lava Tube

We visited the lava tube and there are lots of ferns and flowers .. and birds. .. Not to mention its not every day people from small town Ohio get to walk in a lava tube. It was interesting but...
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Kilauea Visitor Center

When we were at the visitor's center I was primarily interested in taking photos of the petroglyphs. Later I got a chance to walk to the trail and see them in person. I was also interested in the...
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Banyan Drive

Banyan Drive See the Banyan Trees that Fannie Hurst and Amelia Earhart planted in the 1930's Walk or bike around the peninsula Play golf! Walk to Coconut Island Take a horse carriage ride See a...
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