Kamuela Vacations

United States
You might know it as Waimea, but the post office didn't. When the post office demanded all towns in a state had their own name, Waimea, Maui kept its designation and Waimea on the Big Island went with the Hawaiian version of Samuel, chosen for one of the town's favorite …

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Reviews of Kamuela

Mark H
Mark HBurns, Kansas

Interesting western-inspired town in the middle of paradise. You'll swear you were in Montana

Brandi N
Brandi NHakalau, Hawaii, USA

Quaint little town. It's much cooler here than elsewhere around the island (bring a sweatshirt) but has beautiful green rolling hills. Good restaurants and fairly close to the big resorts of the Kohala coast.

HaroldBrooklyn, État de New York, États Unis

Attractive little ranch town sandwiched betweend desolate lava flows and a gorgeous coast. 40 min from Kona airport. Has a number of mom and pop businesses many selling tourist items.

Sara Benson
Sara BensonSan Luis Obispo

The heart of paniolo (cowboy) country on the Big Island, Waimea (Kamuela) is really just a one-horse town with touristy shops, some outstanding local and Hawaii Regional Cuisine restaurants, and the historical sites on the Parker Ranch. You'll probably only make a quick stop here en route between the Kona and Hilo sides of the island.

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