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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
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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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Painted Church

I'd read about the painted church but didn't realize its very close to really great snorkeling spots like Two step, City of refuge, manini. the church was open and the grounds were worth a quick walk...
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Big Island Sunset

This is one of the most relaxing, romantic things you can do on the island. This has to be my number one pick and every single day the sunsets look diffrent. We never watched a sunrise because we...
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Kayaking

Rent yourself a kayak and some snorkel gear and spend 1/2 day at Kealakekua State Park, a marine park that is actually the bay. It's about 1 1/2 miles across the bay to Captain Cook Monument and...
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Ahu Ena Heiau

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Lili'uokalani Park

This city park in Hilo is one of the prettiest I have ever seen. It sits on a penisula on Hilo bay, just a little ways from downtown Hilo. There is a small island connected with a walkway out into the...
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Mar 26, 2016
 
 
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Manini'owali beach

Wow this is a perfect beach ... nice sand ... snorkeling around the rocks .. large rocks that make great photo ops. I read there are often dolphins and turtles here but we didn't stay long and missed...
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Jul 20, 2015

Kaumana Cave

The island is peppered with many caves, lava tubes and waterfalls. If you venture out a bit you can discover some of the most beautiful scenery in all of Hawaii. We decided to see what the Kaumana...
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Gypsystravels
Jul 14, 2015

Kapohokine Adventures

My wife and I booked an excursion in Hilo through our cruise line (Celebrity). We always book our excursions through the ship since it provides insurance protection and a guarantee that you will get...
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cjg1
Jun 15, 2015

Enjoy a concert or show

Around the time of our trip to the Big Island, the Hulihee Palace will have a free monthly concert at this historic landmark overlooking Kailua Bay. Concerts are held on the lawn at 4 pm. A schedule...
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GracesTrips
Jun 14, 2015

Waikoloa Beach Area

We had reservations for dinner at the Brown's Beach House located at the Fairmont Resort in the Waikoloa Village area. We arrived quite early and check out the shopping area and proceeded to see what...
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GracesTrips
Sep 02, 2014

'Imiloa Astronomy Center of Hawaii

Looks like to be a very complete and comprehensive center on space explorations, scientific beliefs and theories. We didn't make it to see the astronomy center but thought I should keep the tip posted...
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GracesTrips
Sep 02, 2014

Hawaii Tropical Botanical Garden

Located on the Hilo side of the island near Onomea Bay, the garden is a tropical nature preserve and sanctuary. I won't go into detail about the story behind the existance of the gardens because I...
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GracesTrips
Sep 02, 2014

Lava Tree State Park

The whole walk at a slow pace with short breaks took 45 minutes to an hour. We enjoyed the walk too. The lava trees are really cool to see and there are also pretty flowers along the way. The trail is...
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ArenJo
Jan 16, 2014

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