Travel Blogs from Kailua-Kona, United States

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It's a WHEA of life....aloha...kk, Kona, United States travel blog

It's a WHEA of life....aloha...kk

A travel blog entry by rawhideone

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... college.   It's a public charter school...anyone is welcome...and the school is located right on the shore on the north Kona coast.   This is quite a place.  It's been in existence for 12 years and has been really successful. ...

if you live long enough....., Kona, United States travel blog

if you live long enough.....

A travel blog entry by rawhideone

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... , impeccably spiced foods---check out the photos), we drop the girls off...Linda is headed back home tomorrow so we go back to the Kona side of the island to camp.  Of course, it's gotten late and arriving at the campsite at midnight, we find the ...

Snuba Fun, Kailua Kona, United States travel blog

Snuba Fun

A travel blog entry by tdv95

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Today we were on the other side of the Big Island in Kona and, like other Hawaiian Islands, the weather was the complete opposite of the rain forest type weather we had experienced in Hilo. It was sunny and warm so we went on a kayak trip to a bay with ...

transit, Kona, United States travel blog

transit

A travel blog entry by jay29

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Keauhau and Kailua-Kona, kailua-kona, United States travel blog

Keauhau and Kailua-Kona

A travel blog entry by kathyglur

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... of the Kona coffee. None of it was as good as Kona Joe's so I'm waiting to buy some until we get back to Kona next week. We started driving towards Kona to putter around the town for awhile and came across this little outdoor market with a number of ...

Kealakekua Bay, Kailua-Kona, United States travel blog

Kealakekua Bay

A travel blog entry by kathyglur

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... take in and we were so tired it was relaxing.   Back at the condo, we relaxed for a couple hours and ventured back out to Kona. Jeff wanted to fish off of the pier and I had some more shops to explore. (I hadn't even gotten myself a t-shirt yet.) ...

kona, Kona Hawaii, United States travel blog

kona

A travel blog entry by cazzadazza

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... go as I had a late night and still had to be up by 6am, I know you all saying so what !!!lol We are off to Kona Hawaii, it is such a beautiful place, we went over by tenders today and we should have brought our swimmers, there was a beautiful little beach ...

Red takes a break, Kailua Kona, United States travel blog

Red takes a break

A travel blog entry by reds_adventure

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Red needed a little vacation from his regular travels (because he works so hard) and decided to visit the Island of Hawaii. But this trip was not all play because Red was going to visit the Volcanos and find out how the land masses were ...

Maui last call!, Kona, United States travel blog

Maui last call!

A travel blog entry by cmotheron

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Aujourd'hui on va retourner brièvement sur Maui pour prendre notre vol de retour vers Québec. Avant de quitter la maison, les filles se font faire une tresse française chacune (solidarité de vacances).    C'est donc ici qu'on se sépare des ...

Lava Java in the Big Island, Kailua-Kona, United States travel blog

Lava Java in the Big Island

A travel blog entry by c_villa

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... is also home to the Hawaii Iron-Man Triathlon, everyday you see folks running, biking or swimming in and around Kailua-Kona. Where Maui provided endless surfing beaches with challenging waves that would satisfy any avid surfer, Kona provides mostly bays, ...

Day 5 Cruise, Kailua-Kona, United States travel blog

Day 5 Cruise

A travel blog entry by jas20j

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... lava flowing into the sea edge as the ship passed the coastline on the overnight journey to the other side of the island to visit Kona. Today has been a bit more restful with a swim in the ships pool and hopping on a tender boat to explore Kona. Kona is ...

Of Captain Cook and baby dolphins, Kailua-Kona, United States travel blog

Of Captain Cook and baby dolphins

A travel blog entry by aussiepanda

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Day 15 Saturday 02/10 Kailua Kona We slowly glide into the bay of Kailua Kona. Beautiful doesn't come close to describing it. As we were sailing in volcano dominates the landscape.  Yet again I can only say "awesome". Quick brekkie and up to ...

Dernier jour à Big Island..., Makalawena, United States travel blog

Dernier jour à Big Island...

A travel blog entry by cmotheron

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... son dernier bain de soleil (voir vidéos)  On a terminé la journée entre filles dans les petites boutiques de Kona. Marianne voulait des bracelets pour ses 12 millions d'amies et Juju voulait un toutou souvenir. Elle s'est trouvé une jolie tortue ...

SCUBA Diving, Kona, United States travel blog

SCUBA Diving

A travel blog entry by kristint

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... across and 300 lbs! (Although they can get up to 30 feet across and 3,000 lbs.) Aaron got knocked around by one that bumped his shoulder with a flap its powerful wing. (Next: more diving in Kona and then off to Maui to spend New Years Eve with ...

The beginning, Kailua Kona, United States travel blog

The beginning

A travel blog entry by mables

I am going to keep it short because I am tired, but I wanted to let you all know that I made it (like anything bad would happen)! Today was a travel day, I spent around 7 hours  on planes to get here, but I met some very nice people. I got a free ...

We're Here!, Kailua-Kona, United States travel blog

We're Here!

A travel blog entry by melissagquest

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Our first sight of Hawaii: acres and acres of black lava in various stages of erosion, but much of it seemingly recent.  And the air port is right in the middle of it.  Just a little reminder, in case we'd forgotten, that we're on a volcanic ...

Kahalu'u Beach and the Luau, Kona, HI, United States travel blog

Kahalu'u Beach and the Luau

A travel blog entry by kathyglur

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... a couple of dresses the first day here at the open-air market so I had a couple of new options. We arrived at the Royal Kona Resort for the luau a little after 5 and the free mai tais were flowing. They had these huge punch bowls filled with mai tais. ...

The Big Island, Kailua-Kona, United States travel blog

The Big Island

A travel blog entry by hallmike

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4:45 am wake up call for the flight to Kona on the Big Island.  We had to fly back to Honolulu and change planes.  Once here, we went to get our car - we had reserved a Jeep 4x4 but of course they were out of those!  They gave us a ...

Will my back be ok?, Kailua-Kona, United States travel blog

Will my back be ok?

A travel blog entry by aussiepanda

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... better and I coped much better but Al is very concerned.  Very relieved when we turn onto highway.  Stop at Kona coffee plantation.  Largest plantation in US.  Nice coffee, FANTASTIC donuts.  Kind of have a hardish/crunchy ...

Swimming with the fishes, take 2, Kailua-Kona, United States travel blog

Swimming with the fishes, take 2

A travel blog entry by melissagquest

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We didn't get to see seahorses after all: the seahorse ranch was closed for the weekend. Like a lot of Hawaiians, they take time off on weekends and close at suppertime.  Very civilized and humane, and we from the mainland are not used to those ...

Road Trip, Kailua-Kona, United States travel blog

Road Trip

A travel blog entry by cmotheron

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... chi-chi. Quelques pêcheurs de thon sont à l'oeuvre. Bon, ben, on aura vu le point le plus au sud des États-Unis... À Kailua-Kona, on prend possession de la maison qui nous abritera jusqu'à la fin de notre séjour sur Big Island. Ingride est une peu ...

Arrival, kailua-kona, United States travel blog

Arrival

A travel blog entry by kathyglur

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... , why am I tired? Oh yeah it's midnight back home; I'd be in dreamland by now.) Ok so back to the trip... Getting to Kona The flight was uneventful (thank you God). I have to hand it to NWA; they've really upgraded their planes since Marya, Mom and ...

HOLY CESNA!, Kailua-Kona, United States travel blog

HOLY CESNA!

A travel blog entry by sashadasha

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“Get ready for the Mokulele express!” “What is that?” Dasha exclaimed. “It’s like a flying caravan that seats 9 people.” All Dasha needed to hear were the words 'flying' and '9 people' and she got her ...

Day 5 A Drive Around the Big Island, Kona. Hawaii, United States travel blog

Day 5 A Drive Around the Big Island

A travel blog entry by roamed

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Today was unreal . We drove all the way around the island and we managed to get back just after sunset(it wasn't a good one too cloudy.) Our rental was a PT Cruiser. I think the rental guy was punishing us because we said we didn't want to pay extra for ...

Big Island - volcanoes rule!, Kailua Kona, United States travel blog

Big Island - volcanoes rule!

A travel blog entry by freddiewright

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So from the Garden Island we flew across to the island of Hawaii (or The Big Island - as you can fit all the other islands into it twice over).  This is the youngest of all the Hawaiian islands and while we were here we learnt about how all the ...

Day 3 Kona- The Vacation Starts, Kona, United States travel blog

Day 3 Kona- The Vacation Starts

A travel blog entry by roamed

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Aloha! We decided to do nothing today just hang out at the pool. We got a really great breakfast buffet- we ate in the area that had a covering over it- the chairs were nicer. We found 2 lounge chairs that were away from all the others and near one of ...

Zoom Zoom, Kailua Kona, United States travel blog

Zoom Zoom

A travel blog entry by mables

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... to go swimming with it. The hike back up was very hard and hot so when I got back I relaxed for a while and then went downtown Kona. I plan on moving to the hostel in downtown Kona tomorrow and I think I am done being a tourist for a while. I plan on ...

Day 4 There She blows!, Kona, United States travel blog

Day 4 There She blows!

A travel blog entry by roamed

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Get out your magnifying glass for these pictures. We went whale watching and we saw many whales. The guy explaining everything on the boat said we saw about 30. To me they all looked the same except for the babies.None really close but it was fun. We ...

Den vzdelavania a zabavy, Kailua-kona, United States travel blog

Den vzdelavania a zabavy

A travel blog entry by mozi

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Dnes sme stravili den vzdelavanim sa. Hned rano som isiel na prednasku o troch Americkych podnikatelov a na izbu som sa vratil okolo tretej. Stanka si medzitym uzila bazen a isla nakupit. Ja som preto isiel ku bazenu az na koniec dna a vecer sme spolu ...

We're home!, Kailua-Kona, United States travel blog

We're home!

A travel blog entry by alohagypsies

We've arrived back home in Hawaii. We are on the Big Island staying in our condo until June 25th, then our condo on Maui and then our home on the island of Kauai in July. It's so great to be home. There's a lot of vog from the volcano since another vent ...

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