Kona VacationsUnited States
Of all the places Hawaiian royalty could have chosen as their preferred vacation destination, Kailua-Kona won out. Today, over 200 years of Hawaiian history is everywhere. The King Kamehameha Kona Beach Hotel has a collection of 18th century artifacts. Join a luau at the site of the king's former residence, …

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Reviews of Kona

Skyler Fox
Skyler FoxDickinson, North Dakota
05/09/2015

A great town! It can be a little touristy, but it still has a small town feeling. I would highly recommend visiting!

Yogic Traveler ❀
Yogic Traveler ❀Puerto Vallarta, Mexico
06/11/2011

The hot, dry, desert side of the Big Island. If you are looking for sun tanning and white sand beaches on the Big Island you have come to the right place! Our beaches on the other side are volcanic rock and sand. Apparently Hawaii is the only place in the US where coffee is grown and Kona is famous for its coffee. You won't have any trouble finding cafes to sample the island blends walking around the streets of downtown Kailua.

William Huynh
William HuynhSydney
11/11/2013

Not much to do in the city itself. It is quite small but the tours run from there

Alice H
Alice H
01/08/2013

Quaint little town, slow paced with monthly street fairs. Every October is the World Championship Iron Man competition.

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