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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
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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
 
VIP Organic Kona Coffee Farm Mill and Roastery 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 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 among an ancient Ohia rain forest with passion fruit vines abound. They can Saint Croix sheep Muscovy ducks white Chinese geese and Toulouse geese at the ocean view gazebo lookout. Also around the farm we have: wild parrots
From $135.00

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ABC Stores of Hawaii

One of my favorite places to haunt while in the islands are the ABC stores of Hawaii.The stores can be found just about every corner depending on what town you are in.ABC stores are like 7-11's,...
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keida84
Mar 13, 2005

Hilo Hattie's

I love to go to Hilo Hattie's to look around.Somethings are a little gaudy to say the least but it is fun. You can buy gifts to take back home, boxes of mac nuts, a Hawaiian shirt, and many other...
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kyoub
Jul 06, 2004

Coffee, Wine and Macadamia Nuts!

If you're headed for Vocanoes National Park, you can't miss the sign for the Mauna Loa Macadamia Nut Factory and Shop. This complex south of Hilo is strictly touristy, but there is a short,...
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starship
Oct 27, 2003

Volcano House Hotel Shops

The main gift shop in the Volcano House Hotel has one of the most spectacular views you'll see at a store (as good as that of the shop at the Grand Canyon Rim). There are two shops in the Volcano...
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starship
Oct 27, 2003

Long Drug Store

Our favorite place to shop is Long's Drug store. They have everything at very reasonable prices. It is also a good place to have your film developed. They do a great job and you have them back in 24...
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kyoub
Jul 06, 2004

KTA

One of the benefits of renting a condo is that you can cook your own food and save on the cost of eating out. We had a few meals at restaurants but we sure like hanging out on the lanai. So I did my...
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RickinDutch
Jun 24, 2006
 
 
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Kailua-Kona and Hilo are the primary shopping districts, but other quaint small towns offer a treasure trove of rare gifts. They are alive with small antique shops, museums, bookstores, art galleries,...
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FRONA
Sep 21, 2005

Crazy Shirt

Crazy Shirt is a store I have seen in many location on the Main Land of the U.S. Here in Hawaii they have several locations across the islands. They carry some nice tee shirts for men women and...
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cjg1
Oct 08, 2013

Discount Fabric Warehouse

Discount fabric warehouse (taken from www.gotfabric.com)E Komo Mai!We have multiple locations in Hawaii and California. GotFabric.com is the online division of Discount Fabric Warehouse, a wholesale...
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FRONA
Sep 21, 2005

ABC Stores

ABC Stores are located all over Oahu, Maui and Kona. You can't walk down a block without hitting a store or several stores. The stores range from small shops to large department sized stores....
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cjg1
Sep 18, 2013

Harley Davidson Store

My Dad's only request of me for a souvenir was to get him a Tee Shirt from the Harley Davidson Shop in Kona. The shop is about a fifteen minute walk from the pier up a large hill. The gift shop is a...
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cjg1
Sep 18, 2013

ABC Store

ABC stores carry a little of everything from snacks and film to souveniers and hawaiian shirts. The ABC stores are found in practically every corner....or at least is seems that way. Alot of...
TravelBugg
Jun 24, 2003

Hilo Hattie

Hilo Hattie is well known for having everything and anything Hawaiian.....(clothing, food, candies, coffees, toys, jewelry, etc.)......Great store to go to to find it all.......BUT these stores are...
TravelBugg
Jun 24, 2003

Akatsuka Orchid Gardens

Even if you do not want to shop for plants it is worth a stop. These Gardens are more or less a warehouse filled with orchids of all species. Everything is ready for shipping or for sale. You can buy...
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iammon
Apr 13, 2009

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Top Things to Do in Hawaii (Big Island)

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Beaches

The Big Island isn't the best island for pristine beaches but the snorkeling is great and I snorkeled every day I was there and very much intend to return and do the same. The best snorkeling spots...
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Waterfalls

We took a day to explore the other side. Our first trip to the island we spent the day on the other side with volcanos and walking to see lava . This time we explored botanical gardens and water fall...
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Chain of Craters Road

I drove all the way down to the end (where it was closed by a lava flow) of Chain of Craters Road and I got out and went to see the Holei Sea Arch. It was just a short walk but the surface was VERY...
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Hiking thru the rain forest

This is a short hike that brings you to the bottom of the Kilauea Iki Crater. You will descent via stairs (ccw) or path in to the crater (cw). This depends which way round you go. At the bottom follow...
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Manini beach

great snorkeling but it's super cold when you first enter ... natural springs. There are people ollfering kayak rental but it's illegal and if you get caught .. you will be the one the fine so do that...
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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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"Warning: Geology at Work"
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"Big Island Explorations"
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"Stunning Variety All on One Island!"
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"The Big Island"
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