Alii Villas Resort
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Travel Blogs from Kailua-Kona
... this blog of flora that we've seen in different areas around the island - open the thumbnails to learn more about them. We also stop on occasion for libations. Roger is sampling the various beers at Kona Brewing Company, a 10 min walk from here. We met a nice couple from Washington state there who have been coming to Kona for 10 years. They had some good tips for us. And sometimes our evening stroll magically lands us at the ice cream store, which has some pretty awesome flavors ...
... it we were into a rainforest area with ferns and cool trees everywhere. Along the way we were told by the seasoned veterans, to stop at The Tex Drive In to have a Malasada. Now a Malasada is a Portuguese donut. Nothing to get excited about one might say......however, think of a warm doughnut shaped bun, covered in sugar and filled with whatever fruit flavour you could want. They were to die for! In fact, they were so good we brought 2 back for Jon and Verna to enjoy ...
... on my head, in the water. You could literally put your face in the water only after a few steps and a great variety of tropical fish were swimming by you. We saw Pennant Butterflyfish, Unicornfish, Convict Tang and Yellow Tang as well as Bullethead Parrotfish, Yellowtail corris and, of course, the Hawaiian state fish in both of its colorings. See if you can find these fish in the picture of the fish guide I've attached here.
We went in ...
... IRONMEN World Champions speak at the breakfast but what was really inspirational was a female speaker, nuanced Sharn McNeill who 12 months ago was diagnosed with a rare form of motor neurone disease. Her website is Shining4Sharn.com.au Earlier this year with the help of a male triathlete she managed to do the Cairns IRONMAN and her plan is now to do Kona with the same guy. They compete under the disabled section. She spoke very difficultly as the disease has also affected ...
... to watch. One of the safety rules was we had to wear our "feet belt". There was a rope along the floor that we were to tuck our feet under so we wouldn't fly out of the boat! Tonight for dinner I had prime rib, Gary and Fred had duck Cathie had chicken kabob. Appetizers, wine and dessert made a great meal. Our servers were fun too. All the chefs danced through the restaurant to the happy tune and we waved our napkins. Tomorrow Kauai and a zip line ...
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78-7190 Kaleiopapa Street, Kailua-Kona | 3 star villafrom $154
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