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... a huge part of nature here! it was not in our plan, but we decided to take Chain of Craters road - amazing nature, fast changing, in some moments quite spooky - like in a desert, all black and burned down trees.It take about 30-40min one way and there are lots of small craters during the way. We stopped once, as it was enough and drive to the end of the road. The famous sign "road closed" on lava crossing the road is not available already for ...
On Friday, we picked up the first of three rental vehicles we've booked while on the Big Island. This one, a Mustang Convertible treat for both of us, will give us more range on our explorations of the island from our home base. Due to the cost, we limited ourselves to a one-week booking. Then we will be without wheels again for our last 10 days in Kailua-Kona. After that, Brie and Ryan will be here and we'll move to a different location and have a ...
... behind her. She let him catch up, then he climbed on board with her. :) It reminded us of Maddex, who rides the paddleboard with Brie at Katepwa Lake. :) We also spent some time at Kamakahonu Beach. It's a tiny beach in front of King Kamehameha Beach Hotel by the heiau (the temple in my last post), and is one of the calmest beaches on the island. My nephew Adam and his family (from Saskatoon) will be living on the Big Island for 6 months later this ...
... plant is located on the farm to roast and package Greenwell Farms Coffee. The company ships green beans to the gourmet coffee industry around the world and over the years has established itself as the premiere source of Kona Coffee. During harvest time he said they process 400,000 pounds of beans. He showed us the trees with beans growing. The beans don't all ripen at once so the beans have to be hand picked. A good picker will pick 600 pounds a day! That is ...
... crop here in the 1920s and this is the seed that is now known internationally.
Our final stop for the day was Holoholokai Beach Park and the nearby Petroglyph park. Accessible through a 3/4-mile trail that winds amid volcanic rock and burnt trees, the preserve has more than 3000 petroglyphs and is one of the largest collections of ancient lava carvings in Hawaii. Most of the petroglyphs were human-like. We don't know why they were carved into the lava or what they ...
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78-7190 Kaleiopapa Street, Kailua-Kona | 3 star villafrom $154
- Great service and quiet location
- Holua Good for the right vacationer
- Great time at Holua!