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Swim Kohala Falls
"Begin your adventure with a ride in a 6-wheel drive off road vehicle. Take a short 20-30 minute walk by a stream and over a footbridge to the stunning “Secret Falls” a picturesque cascading waterfall surrounded by Ginger and Bamboo all in a private nature reserve. Then return to our swimming hole where you’ll have a chance to swim under a secluded waterfall.""""Enjoy an off road adventure a quick walk in a private nature reserve and the opportunity to swim under a private waterfall in this short-form version of our Kohala Waterfall Adventure."title=Highlights&1=Go+swimming+at+Kohala+Falls&2=Ride+through+the+jungle+in+a+6-WD+SUV&3=Trek+30+minutes+to+a+secret+waterfall&4=Cool+off+in+a+local+swimming+hole
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Island Breeze Luau on the Big Island
"While on Hawaii’s Big Island have an authentic fun and entertaining experience at the Island Breeze Luau. Winner of the ""Best of West Hawaii"" award the Island Breeze Luau at King Kamehameha's Kona Beach Hotel is a favorite of both visitors and locals. You are invited to join the Island Breeze Luau for a unique cultural experience featuring delicious food drinks and an amazing Polynesian production!The luau is held in a beautiful oceanfront setting near the historic Kamakahonu Bay and Ahu’ena King Kamehameha’s former estate in Kailua-Kona. Guests of the Island Breeze Luau will enjoy a backdrop of passing boats outrigger canoes
From $111.00
Whale Watch Excursion From The Big Island
"Hawai’i is the only state in the nation where humpback whales breed calve and nurse their young! If you are visiting Kona between mid-December and early-April don’t miss out on the chance to observe and experience these magnificent creatures in their natural environment; the incredibly clear and pristine Hawaiian waters.Departing from the Kailua Pier you will spot humpback whales daily; sightings are guaranteed or come again free! The award winning marine-life naturalist will astound you with facts and an informative narrative on all the exciting behaviors you’ll witness. Humpback whales are the nosi tables a premium bar and three restrooms. The vessel also has a spacious upper sun deck with a Bimini top for shade
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Backpacking to Halape Iki

A great place for backpacking in Hawaii is Volcano National Park and specifically the Puna Trail. If you look wilderness snorkeling I suggest looking at Halape Iki and Keauhou Landing. Keauhou Landing...
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Jul 26, 2010

Volcano National Park

While staying in Kona, we opted to travel to the Volcano National Park. We had our own vehicle and traveled thru the town of Hilo in order to get to the National Park. The park was amazing. Sadly, it...
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Jun 13, 2008


However, you have to take a day for the Hawaii Vulcanoes Natinal Park! My first impression wasn't great cause you still see cold lava! Take a Map and time it will be more interested so deeper you are...
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Oct 05, 2002

Hawaii Volcanoes National park

Hawaii is home to the world's most massive volcano, Mauna Loa, and most active volcano, Kilauea. At the Volcanoes NP, you can get up close and personal with the landscape created by the earth's primal...
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Sep 01, 2002

Volcano Tour...

A Volcano tour is a must do, if you are visiting Kona. This place is full of amazing sights, and awesome scenery. Truely a great experience.
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Things to Do Near Kailua-Kona

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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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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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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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