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
13/08/2017

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

Brandi N
Brandi NHakalau, Hawaii, USA
16/10/2013

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.

Harold
HaroldBrooklyn, État de New York, États Unis
17/03/2013

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
07/05/2012

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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