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Travel Blogs from Kailua-Kona
... an APB out for him. He's been spotted and tagged with a satellite tracking device, but he's moved into treacherous waters and they haven't been able to get to him to help him yet. There's a crew waiting to go out at a moment's notice. Poor guy. It's prime whale season here. Up to 10,000 humpbacks visit waters off Hawaii to mate and breed in the winter. - A 3.9 magnitude earthquake was recorded 51 km off the coast of Kailua-Kona Tuesday morning at 3:17 a.m. We felt nothing, and there was no ...
... or destroying valuable plants and tree roots. The men kept a slow and easy pace, so as not to suffer heat stroke or dehydration in the steamy jungle. The work would continue seven days a week until the Garden opened to the public in 1984. Trails were hewn from hard lava rock with picks and shovels. To keep the soil from compacting and the natural beauty from being destroyed, no tractors were used; excess rock was removed and gravel brought in by wheelbarrow. ...
... have this otherwise busy spot to ourselves, and I am happy to report we saw not one but two sea turtles! We went snorkeling again and even swam by a few. We were so sad to leave. We could have spent another week on this side of the island exploring other beaches and frolicking in the ocean.
Alas, all good things must come to an end. As the island of Hawaii slowly disappeared from view on the plane, I vowed to myself I'd come here again, soon.
... Hulihe'e Palace which was completed in 1838 and was built for the second Governor of the Island. It was built with native lava rock, coral lime mortar, koa and ohi'a timbers. It was home to a number of Hawaiian royalty over the period 1844 to 1914. In 1925 it was purchased by the Territory of Hawaii to be operated as a museum to be operated by the Daughters of Hawaii. The museum houses a collection of ancient ...
... first night so just hit the sack when we got here, but it was a pretty noisy night and morning (we were woken by cars and lorries on the main road at 7.30am!) so we asked to be moved and we now have a lovely room overlooking the ocean - nice! So, yesterday we went on a day long trip to see the volcanoes, was a good trip, if a bit rushed, but visited a coffee farm and saw green turtles on the beach on the ...
Other places to stay in Kailua-Kona
75-5660 Palani Road, Kailua-Kona | 3 star hotelfrom $108
- No no no no no!!!! Don't stay here!
- Not the value you hoped for...
- My Wife Remembers
75-5646 Palani Road, Kailua-Kona | 2 star hotelfrom $107
- Hidden Quality
- Stayed there for 13 days
- Excellent budget hotel
75-5739 Alii Dr., Kailua-Kona | 2 star hotelfrom $119
- If you are on a budget......
- Never Again
- Pleasant Stay
78-7190 Kaleiopapa Street, Kailua-Kona | 3 star hotelfrom $135
75-6000 Alii Drive, Kailua-Kona | 2 star hotelfrom $46
- NOT alot of Bang for your Buck
- Right on the water in Sea Village condo #3317
- Nice, quiet place
75-5968 Alii Drive, Kailua-Kona | 2 star hotelfrom $56
- Not special
- The Pearl of Kona