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The Island of Hawaii is known colloquially as “Big Island.” This is a fitting nickname, for the Island is twice the combined size of its neighboring counterparts! Big Island flaunts its colors like the plumes of a peacock: fierce reds of magma from Hawaii Volcanoes National Park contrast spectacularly with the bright white snow of Maunakea, while the electric black sands of Punaluu Beach stream into the emerald green of Hamakua Coast’s rainforests.

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Hawaii Volcanoes National Park

You have the unique opportunity to watch one of nature's most powerful, beautiful processes as the earth unfurls to release its magma from the volcanoes. As one of the most active volcanoes on the planet, Kilauea volcano is consistently one of Big Island's biggest attractions. Its reputation precedes it as a sacred place for Native Hawaiians as well.
Adresse: Hawaii Volcanoes National Park, Island of Hawaii
Telefon: +1 808 985 6000
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Punaluu Black Sand Beach

Hawaii's black sands draw much of the attention for its beaches. Drawing its color from the volcanic activity, the Punaluu Black Sand Beach on southeastern Kau's coast is stunning. Hawaiian Green Sea turtles will bask in the sun beside you (please do not disturb them, however, as they are endangered and protected).
Adresse: Highway 11, Island of Hawaii
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Two Step Snorkeling

Perfect for the beginner, Two Steps, a colloquial name for Honaunau Bay, is the marquee location for a jumping off point. There are plenty of sightseeing opportunities while exploring the sea, with coral, varied topography, and an abundance of ocean life.
Adresse: Honaunau Bay, Island of Hawaii
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Mamalahoa Kona Heritage Corridor

Mamalahoa Kona Heritage Corridor was named in honor of Kamehameha the Great’s “Law of the Splintered Paddle.” The storied footpath granted runners safe passage for centuries, and today the 10-mile Mamalahoa (paddle) Kona Heritage Corridor survives with stories of Hawaii's past and present. The immigrant influences of Europe, Asia, and the Americas are still evident, survived by historic architecture, shrines, coffee farms, art galleries, and Holualoa Village.
Adresse: Holualoa, Island of Hawaii
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Royal Footsteps Along the Kona Coast

The Royal Footsteps Along the Kona Coast Byway is seven miles of a 700-year history. The stretch of road unfolds the centuries of Hawaii’s Alii, or ruling class. You will be led past four of Kona's seven “Royal Centers,” which were the sacred locations chosen due to an abundance of natural resources and recreational value; they were also reserved for Hawaii’s kings and queens. Count among them Hulihee Palace (one of three palaces in the United States), the royal surfing grounds of Kahaluu, Hawaii’s oldest Christian church and several heiau, or sites of sacred Hawaiian temples.
Adresse: Alii Drive, Island of Hawaii
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Kau Scenic Byway - The Slopes of Mauna Loa

The Kau Scenic Byway is a 54-mile loop of ancient Hawaiian history. Enjoy the wealth of natural wonders and the southernmost point of the United States. Long stretches of pristine, unrequited scenery makes for exceptional experiences along this byway. Stop at the Honuapo Overlook, and indulge in one of Hawaii’s most remarkable views. The byway also takes you to Punaluu Black Sand Beach, the 1000-year-old cave system of Kula Kai Caverns and gives you majestic vistas of Hawaii's lava fields.
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Akaka Falls State Park

Akaka Falls State Park is nestled along the northeastern Hamakua Coast. The 2 mellifluous waterfalls are seen on only one short hike, while a pleasant 0.4-mile hike will take you through a lush rainforest of wild orchids, bamboo groves, and coquettish ferns. You'll pinch yourself to find this is all indeed real, especially with the 100-foot Kahuna Falls and the towering Akaka Falls, which plummets down 442-feet.
Adresse: Akaka Falls Road, Honomu, Island of Hawaii
Telefon: +1 808 961 9540
Åpningstider: Every day 8.30am - 6pm
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Hilo is a region of Hawaii known for its dramatic waterfalls, fertile rainforests, blooming gardens, and its geographic inverse of the volcanic Kohala Coast. Hilo is also the gateway to Hawaii Volcanoes National Park, located 45 minutes south. You'll find plenty to do with a collection of renowned museums, art galleries, unique shops, and everlasting favorites like the Hilo Farmers Market.
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Historic Kailua Village (Kailua-Kona)

Historic Kailua Village (Kailua-Kona) is a vivacious seaside town in the heart of the sunny Kona Coast. When the sun sets, Kailua Village puts forth a lively nightlife with live music, great local food, and ocean vistas. During the day, find a variety of shops, cafes, historical sites, and more.
Adresse: 755766 Kuakini Highway Kailua-Kona, Island of Hawaii
Telefon: +1 808 326 1467
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Visitors are never short of activities at Keauhou. Just south of Historic Kailua Village, the Keauhou area has become one of Hawaii's most frequented destinations. The waters are perfect for snorkeling, scuba diving, and kayaking. Enjoy a combination of golf courses, spas, and fine resort restaurants on land. Spot manta rays at night as they meander near the shores to feed on microscopic plankton, and you may even see napping honu (Hawaiian green sea turtles) in the shallow tide pools as well.
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Pu'uhonua o Honaunau National Historical Park

A centerpiece of Hawaiian culture, Puuhonua o Honaunau is a 180-acre national historic park that once served home to royal grounds and a place of refuge for ancient Hawaiian lawbreakers. In these times, those who broke kapu (or sacred laws) were given one chance of redemption: evade pursuers and arrive to a puuhonua, or a sacred places of refuge. If successful there would be a ceremony of absolution, and the law-breaker would return to society.
Adresse: State Highway 160 Honaunau, Island of Hawaii
Telefon: +1 808 328 2326
Åpningstider: Every day 7am - 6pm
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Quirky and fun, Waimea immediately shows its sense of humor with stop signs that read “Whoa,” instead of “Stop.” Waimea is known as paniolo (Hawaiian cowboy) country, with rolling, green pastures that still serve home to cattle, cowboys, and ranches. The community also features some of Hawaii Island’s finest chefs and endless entertainment with the Kahilu Theatre.
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Hamakua Heritage Corridor

The Hamakua Heritage Corridor is a scenic day trip along the Hamakua Coast. Drive along sea cliffs and through lush valleys and tropical rainforests with ample opportunities to explore old plantation towns, see amazing waterfalls, and unveil scenic detours.
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Puukohola Heiau National Historic Site

Puukohola Heiau is a stunning stone visible from the road. Located north of Kohala Coast's resorts, the National Historic Site is home to one of the largest restored heiau (temple) in Hawaii. Heiau were sacred places of worship for Native Hawaiians, and Puukohola Heiau itself was built to fulfill a historic prophecy.
Adresse: 62-3601 Kawaihae Road Kawaihae, Island of Hawaii
Åpningstider: Every Day 8am - 4.45pm
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Pololu Valley Lookout

The Pololu Valley Lookout is at the end of Highway 270. Experience remarkable views of verdant cliffs and the dramatic northeastern coastline. There are horses grazing on the hillside, outcroppings in the waters offshore and the black sand beach. You may opt to hike down to the valley floor and the black sand beach, although swimming is ill-advised due to strong currents.
Adresse: 52-5100 Akoni Pule Highway Kapaau, Island of Hawaii
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Anaehoomalu Beach

This thin strip of white-sand beach is flanked by the Anaehoomalu Bay on one side and two ancient Hawaiian fishponds, Kuualii and Kahapapa, on the other. Located near the Waikoloa Marriott, it is a favourite spot for swimming, windsurfing, snorkeling and other water activites.
Adresse: 69-275 Waikoloa Beach Drive Waikoloa, Island of Hawaii
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Hawaii Tropical Botanical Garden

This beautiful garden showcases some Hawaii's rich variety of plant life, with a great selection of orchids as the standout feature. A walk through the garden takes visitors down to the shoreline and back up again, providing some great views of the ocean.
Adresse: 27-717 Old Mamalahoa Highway Papaikou, Island of Hawaii
Telefon: +1 808 964 5233
Åpningstider: Every day 9am - 5pm
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Hulihee Palace

One of only three royal palaces in the entire United States, this former residence dates back to 1838, and once served as King David Kalakaua's summer palace. The elegant gardens, the vintage koa furniture, the Hawaiian quilts, and the whole of the decor are a page out of Hawaiian history.
Adresse: 75-5718 Alii Drive Kailua-Kona, Island of Hawaii
Telefon: +1 808 731 3033
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Imiloa Astronomy Center

This observatory, museum and educational and cultural center is dedicated to the study of the stars and the galaxy, as well as the cultural and historical importance of nearby Mauna Kea. It features interactive exhibits, shows and events.
Adresse: 600 Imiloa Place Hilo, Island of Hawaii
Telefon: +1 808 932 8901
Åpningstider: Tue - Sun 9am - 5pm
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Kilauea Iki Trail

This hiking trail can be a bit challenging, but adventurers will be rewarded with a unique experience. A descent through lush rain forest leads to a valley of a solid, yet still steaming lava lake. The scenery is barren and desolate, but eerily beautiful.
Adresse: Crater Rim Drive Hawaii Volcanoes National Park, Island of Hawaii
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Gramma's Kitchen (Honokaa)

Gramma's Kitchen is a family owned business that offers an all day breakfast menu and Portuguese inspired dishes. They are know for their fast and friendly service and fresh food. Stop by for a meal on your way to the Waipio lookout.
Adresse: 45-3625 Mamane Street Honokaa, Island of Hawaii
Telefon: +1 808 775 9943
Åpningstider: Every day 8am - 3pm
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Rays on the Bay (Kailua-Kona)

Rays on the Bay at Sheraton Kona is a sight in and of itself. With open-air seating that offers vistas of the Pacific and its spectacular sunsets, the restaurant is second to none. It is also the only dining venue on Big Island that was built on lava cliffs this close to the water. There's live music nightly from 6pm - 9pm, served alongside pupus, dinner, and a diverse rum bar.
Adresse: 78-128 Ehukai Street Kailua-Kona, Island of Hawaii
Telefon: +1 808 930 4949
Åpningstider: Every day 5.30pm - 10.30pm
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Ocean Bar and Grill (Waimea)

Enjoy casual poolside dining at the Ocean Bar & Grill, which boasts front row seats to enjoy the spectacular sunsets over the Kohala Coast. Humpback whales can also be spotted off shore from November to April.
Adresse: 68-1400 Mauna Lani Drive Waimea, Island of Hawaii
Åpningstider: Every day 11am - 7pm
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Honu's on the Beach Restaurant (Kailua-Kona)

Honu's on the Beach Restaurant was designated as the "Favorite Hotel Restaurant - Neighbor Island" by the Honolulu Advertiser in 2000 and 2001. The result of great food and a friendly atmosphere, their wins were also due to the unbeatable tableside views of Kamakahonu Bay and the Pacific.
Adresse: 75-5660 Palani Road Kailua-Kona, Island of Hawaii
Telefon: +1 808 331 6388
Åpningstider: Every day 6am - 10.30am, 17.30pm - 10pm
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Number 3 (Kohala Coast)

Located at the Mauna Kea Golf Course Clubhouse, Number 3 offers guests casual lunch and libations. Yummy fruit cocktails and smoothies, the grass-fed burger and classic crab Louis are favorites.
Adresse: 62-100 Mauna Kea Beach Drive Kohala Coast, Island of Hawaii
Telefon: +1 808 882 5707
Åpningstider: Every day 11.30am-2.30pm
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Brown's Beach House Restaurant (Waimea)

The award-winning Brown's Beach House is under the helm of Chef TK Theosavang, who spotlights the best of island-inspired ingredients with fresh seafood. Located steps from the shore, the elegant beachfront restaurant has won the prestigious Hale Aina Award for "Top Big Island Restaurant" by readers of Honolulu magazine. Nightly entertainment from Nino plays island memories on Hawaiian slack key while you dine.
Adresse: 1 North Kaniku Drive Waimea, Island of Hawaii
Telefon: +1 808-887 7368
Åpningstider: Every day 5.30pm - 9pm
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Lagoon Grill (Waikoloa Village)

Come to Lagoon Grill and watch their resident dolphins frolic below as you dine on your choice of burgers, hot dogs, salads, sandwiches, and tropical fruits. Be sure to try one of their famous smoothies or one of the refreshing tropical cocktails.
Adresse: 69-425 Waikoloa Beach Drive Waikoloa Village, Island of Hawaii
Åpningstider: Every day 11am - 7.30pm
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Queen's Court Dining Room (Hilo)

The Queen's Court Dining Room overlooks Hilo Bay, Coconut Island, and Mauna Kea Mountain. They serve breakfast, lunch, dinner, and Sunday brunch, with emphasis on American and internationally-inspired cuisine.
Adresse: 71 Banyan Drive Hilo, Island of Hawaii
Telefon: +1 808 969 6470
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Don The Beachcomber (Kailua-Kona)

Don the Beachcomber is an open-air, signature restaurant at the Royal Kona Resort. They feature a prime setting on the water's edge, allowing for views of Pacific sunsets. The menu comprises of Pacific Fusion, Prime Rib and seafood specialties, and the culinary team prepare entrees in the Exhibition Show Kitchen.
Adresse: 75-5852 Alii Drive Kailua-Kona, Island of Hawaii
Telefon: +1 808 329 3111
Åpningstider: Thu - Sun 5.30pm - 10pm
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Merriman's Restaurant (Waimea)

When you mention the name "Merriman" on any of the Hawaiian islands, great food instantly comes to mind. Come experience the acclaimed cuisine by Chef Merriman himself, which features authentic Hawaiian cuisine and contemporary renditions.
Adresse: 65-1227 Opelo Road Kamuela Waimea, Island of Hawaii
Telefon: +1 808 885 6822
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Beach Tree Restaurant (Kailua-Kona)

Beach Tree Restaurant offers unparalleled dining at the Four Seasons Resort. Enjoy culinary delights inspired by dishes from around the world that have been given an island twist. Sample one of 60 wines available by the glass, carafe, or bottle or one of many unique island-inspired cocktails.
Adresse: 72-100 Ka'upulehu Drive Kailua-Kona, Island of Hawaii
Telefon: +1 808-325 8000
Åpningstider: Every day 11am - 10pm
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Hawaiian Style Cafe (Waimea)

Hawaiian Style Cafe offers a Hawaiian breakfast menu in a diner atmosphere. Their banana macadamia nut pancakes are particularly popular with the guests. You can also enjoy a variety of lunch options, served as a regular or mini portion. Check out their website for daily specials.
Adresse: 65-1290 Kawaihae Road Waimea, Island of Hawaii
Telefon: +1 808 885 4295
Åpningstider: Mon - Sat 7am - 1.30pm, Sun 7am - 12pm
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Kaʻū Coffee Mill

Although Kaʻū Coffee Mill is a little off the beaten track, it has won the Hawaii Coffee Associations Certificate of Excellence for its coffee. You will be able to reach it if you travel towards the southernmost part of Big Island. Kaʻū Coffee Mill offers coffee samples as well as farm and coffee tours.
Adresse: 96-2694 Wood Valley Road Pahala, Island of Hawaii
Telefon: +1 808 928 0550
Åpningstider: Every day 9am - 4.30pm
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Kona Coffee Cafe (Kailua-Kona)

Enjoy a fresh brewed cup and browse the shop for something to share with friends and family afterwards. Try the Lilikoi Bars, Portugese Sweet Bread French Toast, Berry Scones and Macadamia Tarts.
Adresse: 75-5744 Alii Drive Kailua-Kona, Island of Hawaii
Telefon: +1 808 329 7131
Åpningstider: Every day 6am - 9pm
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Punalu'u Bake Shop (Naalehu)

Punalu'u Bake Shop is the Southernmost bakery in the United States. They're home to the world-famous Punalu'u Sweetbread and serve great sandwiches, malasadas, ice cream, and more. Pick up some edible and collectible gifts on your way out.
Adresse: 95-5642 Mamalahoa Highway Naalehu, Island of Hawaii
Telefon: +1 866 366 3501
Åpningstider: Every day 8.30am - 5pm
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Café Pesto (Hilo)

Café Pesto features fresh, local seafood, exotic pizzas, eclectic salads, and Asian inspired pastas and risottos. Complimentary Wi-Fi is available for all guests.
Adresse: 308 Kamehameha Avenue Hilo, Island of Hawaii
Telefon: +1 808 969 6640
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On the Rocks

With both dinner and Happy Hour, On the Rocks beckons you to come relax after a day of exploration. Chill out in the cocktail lounge with handcrafted beverages and fine wine. Their Pupu menu is served at the bar.
Adresse: 75-5824 Kahakai Road, Kailua-Kona, Island of Hawaii
Åpningstider: Sun - Thu 11am - 10pm, Fri & Sat 11am - 11pm
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Cronies Bar and Grill (Hilo)

A favourite among local sports fans, Cronie's is the perfect place to have a burger and a beer while watching the big game. The bar gets pretty packed at night, so be ready to deal with a crowd.
Adresse: 11 Waianuenue Avenue Hilo, Island of Hawaii
Telefon: +1 808 935 5158
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Uncle Robert's Awa Bar and Farmers Market

This compound, long-time property of the Keli'iho'omalu family, has recently become a hotspot for locals to shop, eat, drink, dance and socialize, making it a great place for visitors to experience local culture. Every Wednesday there is a night-market, where farmers, artists and entertainers gather to enjoy, among other things, the weekly live music.
Adresse: 6860 Kalapana Kapoho Beach Road Pahoa, Island of Hawaii
Telefon: +1 808 987 7247
Åpningstider: Thu - Tue 7am - 3pm, Wed 7am - 9pm
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Island Breeze Luau (Kailua-Kona)

Unlike so many shows geared toward tourists, Island Breeze Luau is more a genuine art performance by true artists who showcase the dancing traditions of Hawaii, Samoa, Tahiti and New Zealand. The setting is magnificent, and the food is authentic and delicious.
Adresse: 75-5660 Palani Road Kailua-Kona, Island of Hawaii
Telefon: +1 808 326 4969
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Kahilu Theatre (Waimea)

This modest theatre hosts a variety of concerts and performances, from classical music and traditional ukulele concerts, to theatre, dance and conferences. Check their website for upcoming events and enjoy some of Big Island's top performance culture.
Adresse: 67-1185 Mamalahoa Highway Parker Ranch Center Kamuela, Island of Hawaii
Telefon: +1 808 885 6868
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Aloha Theatre (Kealakekua)

This lively little community theatre hosts plays, concerts and even independent film nights. Another great place to catch a show by a local cast and crew and enjoy another side of Hawaii's performance art scene.
Adresse: 79-7384 Hawaii Belt Road Kealakekua, Island of Hawaii
Telefon: +1 808 322 9924
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Sam's Hideaway (Kailua-Kona)

Locals flock to the dark and seedy little bar that is Sam's for two main reasons: karaoke and the lack of tourists. It is a great, understated place to have a drink and a good time and to have a moment on stage, while rubbing elbows with locals and foregoing the tourist-trap feeling of much of the island's nightlife.
Adresse: 75-5725 Alii Drive Kailua-Kona, Island of Hawaii
Telefon: +1 808 326 7267
Åpningstider: Every day 9am - 2am
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Honokaa People's Theatre (Honokaa)

For a taste of cinema on Big Island pay a visit to this historic building from 1930, where you can catch a movie or one of the frequent special events hosted there. The theatre is very much in tune with the arts scene on the island, and it is a good place to find out about local happenings to be on the lookout for.
Adresse: 45-3574 Mamane Street Honokaa, Island of Hawaii
Telefon: +1 808 775 0000
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Mask-Querade Bar

The location in a strip mall is nothing special, but behind the doors of the Mask-Querade Bar is the island's best gay bar, providing a change of pace from the island's usual sports bars. Most nights host special parties or events, like drag shows or barbecues on Sundays.
Adresse: Kopiko Plaza, 75-5660 Kopiko Street Kailua-Kona, Island of Hawaii
Telefon: +1 808 329 8558
Åpningstider: Every day 12pm - 2am
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Don's Mai Tai Bar (Kailua-Kona)

Visitors to Don's never fail to comment on the wonderful sunsets that can admired from this outdoor bar, but the 10 varieties of mai tai also attract the crowds (be sure not to miss Don's Mai Tai festival in August). On Sundays there is live music on the xylophone, as well.
Adresse: 75-5852 Alii Drive Royal Kona Resort Kailua-Kona, Island of Hawaii
Telefon: +1 808 930 3286
Åpningstider: Every day 11am - 10pm
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Hilo Brewing Company

This friendly, "neighbourhood" brewery in Hilo doesn't require an appointment. Visitors can simply show up at any time and get the chance to try to free samples of the different varieties available on tap while learning all about the brewery and the island from the warm and welcoming staff, and even take some local brews home with them.
Adresse: 275 East Kawili Street Hilo, Island of Hawaii
Telefon: +1 808 934 8211
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Kona Brewing Company (Kailua-Kona)

Beloved by locals, the Kona Brewing Company continues a tradition of brewing high-quality beer started in 1995 as Hawaii's largest craft brewery. Visitors can order a sampler to try four different varieties, including Longboard Island Lager, Big Wave Golden Ale, and Fire Rock Pale Ale. There is an outdoor patio with live music on Sundays, and there is a good selection of food, from gourmet pizzas and sandwiches to fresh produce salads.
Adresse: 75-5629 Kuakini Highway Kailua-Kona, Island of Hawaii
Telefon: +1 808 334 2739
Åpningstider: Every day 11am - 10pm
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Humpy's Big Island Alehouse (Kailua-Kona)

As beer lovers themselves, Humpy's has a "no crap on tap" policy. All 36 beers on draught are thus fresh, hand-crafted beers which can be enjoyed from the patio seating on the ground floor or from up above, where the views of the Kona coast at sunset are spectacular.
Adresse: 75-5815 Alii Drive Kailua-Kona, Island of Hawaii
Telefon: +1 808 324 2337
Åpningstider: Every day 8am - 2am
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Hilo Town Tavern (Hilo)

The crowds at this popular dive bar regularly comprises college students and workers, locals and tourists, regulars and first-time visitor. The Tavern hosts live music most night, and also offers open mic nights, a pool table and game room, and a fresh open-air porch area.
Adresse: 168 Keawe Street Hilo, Island of Hawaii
Telefon: +1 808 935 2171
Åpningstider: Every day 11.30am - 2am
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Prince Kuhio Plaza (Hilo)

As Big Island's only enclosed shopping center, Prince Kuhio Plaza offers 85 retail shops and eateries, a stadium seating 9-screen theater and over 200 community events, promotions, and family entertainment programs each year. Find familiar national brands, as well as local Hawaiian names.
Adresse: 111 East Puainako Street Hilo, Island of Hawaii
Telefon: +1 808 959 3555
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Just Ukes (Kailua-Kona)

Musicians (aspiring and established) can find fine handcrafted ukuleles to suit all needs, from budget starter options to professional models made from the finest woods. Of course, the store also carries all kinds of accessories, from books and cases to t-shirts and memorabilia.
Adresse: Kona Inn Shopping Village, 75-5744 Alii Drive Kailua-Kona, Island of Hawaii
Telefon: +1 808 769 5101
Åpningstider: Every day 9am - 9pm
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Keauhou Shopping Center (Kailua-Kona)

Keauhou Shopping Center is located on the birthplace and playground of Hawaii's great storied kings. Find stores for apparel, jewelry, gifts, beauty and specialty items. There are also special entertainment and educational programs that teach about Kona's heritage.
Adresse: 78-6831 Alii Drive Kailua-Kona, Island of Hawaii
Telefon: +1 808 322 3000
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Bentley's Home & Garden Collection (Waimea)

Locally owned and operated, Bentley's Home & Garden Collection offers gifts and souvenirs for all. For over 24 years, Bentley's has become somewhat of a niche business in upcountry Waimea Town.
Adresse: 65-1279 Kawaihae Road Waimea, Island of Hawaii
Telefon: +1 808 885 5565
Åpningstider: Every day 9.30am - 5.30pm
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Hilo Farmers Market (Hilo)

On Wednesdays and Saturdays the open-air Hilo Farmers Market bustles with over 200 vendors selling their products. Local specialties, such as exotic flowers, tropical fruits and honey, are sold alongside market staples, like cheeses, fresh produce and freshly baked pastries. The rest of the week a smaller market of about 30 vendors can be found.
Adresse: Kamehameha Avenue and Mamo Street Hilo, Island of Hawaii
Telefon: +1 808 933 1000
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Parker Ranch Center (Waimea)

The Parker Ranch Center is anchored by the popular tourist attraction Parker Ranch Store and the historic Ikua Purdy statue. The Center has several Big Island product retailers, as well as the Fireside Food Court. Be sure to admire the 32 historic Paniolo murals depicting its cowboy heritage.
Adresse: 67-1185 Mamalahoa Highway Kamuela, Island of Hawaii
Telefon: +1 808 885 7178
Åpningstider: Mon - Sat 9am - 7pm, Sun 10am - 5pm
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Sig Zane Designs (Hilo)

Sig Zane Designs is dedicated to perpetuating Hawaiian culture through the art of Sig Zane himself. Each of the plant designs depicted on the shirts and dresses are handcut to honor the culturally significant plants and symbols of Hawaii.
Adresse: 122 Kamehameha Avenue Hilo, Island of Hawaii
Telefon: +1 808 935 7077
Åpningstider: Mon - Fri 10am - 5pm, Sat 10am - 4pm
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Basically Books (Hilo)

Probably the best-located bookstore in Hawaii, facing the beautiful Hilo Bay, Basically Books carries a great selection of Hawaiian music and an impressive array of maps. But books are the main focus at this family-owned independent store, and there is plenty of Hawaiiana literature to choose from.
Adresse: 160 Kamehameha Avenue Hilo, Island of Hawaii
Telefon: +1 808 961 0144
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Big Island Candies Inc. (Hilo)

Big Island Candies was established in 1977 to create the finest macadamia nut chocolates and cookies in the world. Today they are not only home to the famous diagonally dipped shortbread cookies, but also an assortment of globally acclaimed sweets that are all handmade with ingredients such as high-grade chocolate, island eggs, and premium 100% Hawaii-grown macadamia nuts.
Adresse: 585 Hinano Street Hilo, Island of Hawaii
Telefon: +1 808 935 8890
Åpningstider: Every day 8.30am - 5pm
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Ueshima Coffee Corp (Holualoa)

Ueshima Coffee Corp is located on the beautiful Kona Coffee farm overlooking Kailua Bay. They welcome guests to observe a working Kona coffee roasting facility in one of their complimentary tours. You can also try your hand at roasting your own private label 100% Kona Coffee.
Adresse: 75-5568 Mamalahoa Highway Holualoa, Island of Hawaii
Telefon: +1 808 322 3789
Åpningstider: Every day 9am - 4.30pm
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The Shops at Mauna Lani (Waimea)

The Shops at Mauna Lani is your resort destination shopping centre located on the sunny Kohala Coast. Find a wealth of shopping, dining, entertainment and cultural activity opportunities. You can even take a self-guided plant tour (ask any retail merchant for the brochure).
Adresse: 68-1330 Mauna Lani Drive Waimea, Island of Hawaii
Telefon: +1 808 885 9501
Åpningstider: Every day 10am - 9pm
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Big Island Bees (Captain Cook)

Big Island Bees offers guests the opportunity to sample or purchase all existing varietals together with other beeswax and honey products. Their honeys are distributed throughout Hawaii, and the quality has led to them being featured in national publications such as The New York Times and Food and Wine.
Adresse: 82-5780 Napoopoo Road Captain Cook, Island of Hawaii
Telefon: +1 808 328 1315
Åpningstider: Mon - Fri 10am - 4pm, Sat 10am - 2pm
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Kona Wine Market (Kailua-Kona)

Although it boasts an impressive selection of over 600 varieties of wine, including imports from around the world as well as local vintages, the Kona Wine Market also carries over 100 specialty craft beers -from Belgian ales to local micro brews- specialty liquors, and even gourmet foods and cigars.
Adresse: 73-5613 Olowalu Street Kailua-Kona, Island of Hawaii
Telefon: +1 808 329 9400
Åpningstider: Mon - Sat 10am - 7pm, Sun 10am - 6pm
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Hula Lamps of Hawaii (Kailua-Kona)

The unique bronze hula lamps on display at this shop are steeped in tradition and based on the vintage topless retro hula lamps of the 1930s, and they surprise both for their variety and their quality. They have become highly sought after by visitors to the island in search of a unique memory or gift to take with them. They can also be mixed and matched with a selection of hand-painted lamp shades.
Adresse: 73-5613 Olowalu Street Kailua-Kona, Island of Hawaii
Telefon: +1 808 326 9583
Åpningstider: Mon - Fri 11am - 5pm, Sat 12am - 4pm
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Queens' MarketPlace (Waikoloa Village)

Find an abundance of family entertainment with 28 acres of culture, shopping, and restaurants at Queen's MarketPlace. You will be amazed at the range of options you have at your fingertips, from fancy to no-frills shopping, dining, and services.
Adresse: 201 Waikoloa Beach Drive Waikoloa Village, Island of Hawaii
Telefon: +1 808 886 8822
Åpningstider: Every day 9.30am - 9.30pm
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Kings' Shops (Waikoloa Village)

Kings’ Shops is a premier shopping and dining destination, renowned for its luxurious and sophisticated ambiance and boutiques. Find an exquisite collection of luxury stores and high-end boutiques.
Adresse: 69-250 Waikoloa Beach Drive Waikoloa Village, Island of Hawaii
Telefon: +1 808 886 8811
Åpningstider: Every day 9.30am - 9.30pm
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Mauna Loa Macadamia Nut Company (Keaau)

Mauna Loa Macadamia Nut Company offers tours of the facility. Afterwards, head to the gift shop and browse while treating yourself to ice cream and free samples of nuts.
Adresse: 16-701 Macadamia Road Keaau, Island of Hawaii
Telefon: +1 808 966 8618
Åpningstider: Every day 8.30am - 5.00pm
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Holualoa Gallery (Holualoa)

The Lovein family display their many works at this gallery, including contemporary raku pottery and ceramic sculptures, as well as works by local artists from the surrounding area, rich in coffee growing and art culture.
Adresse: 76-5921 Mamalahoa Highway Holualoa, Island of Hawaii
Telefon: +1 808 322 8484
Åpningstider: Tue - Sat 10am - 5pm
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Alii Gardens Marketplace (Kailua-Kona)

This market, open 6 days a week, feels almost like a lush park with some stalls hidden among its numerous trees. Visitors can pick up tropical flowers and fresh produce, souvenirs and postcards, jewellery and clothing, arts and crafts, treats and much more. The outdoor garden cafe offers burgers, fish tacos, smoothies, shave ice, and any other refreshments you might need to enjoy the market.
Adresse: 75-6129 Alii Drive Kailua-Kona, Island of Hawaii
Telefon: +1 808 937 8844
Åpningstider: Tue - Sun 10am - 5pm
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Kilauea Kreations (Volcano)

Colourful, tropical and beautifully patterned fabrics and quilts line the walls in this small shop, which also offers an array of local Hawaiian arts and crafts, as well as unique photography, cards and souvenirs. The owners even offer different courses, such as quilt design and book making classes.
Adresse: 19-3972 Volcano Road Volcano, Island of Hawaii
Telefon: +1 808 967 8090
Åpningstider: Mon - Fri 9.30am - 4.30pm, Sat & Sun 9am - 5pm
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Best Time To Visit

The months from June to September are known for their warm weather and pleasant water temperatures. Rainfall is at its lowest during this time. If you are looking for more affordable flights and accommodation rates, you should visit Hawaii in September, October or November. Whale watching season also starts in November.
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Citizens of the Schengen countries, the United Kingdom, Ireland, Canada, Australia, New Zealand, Singapore, Japan, South Korea, Taiwan and the Kingdom of Brunei can visit the United States for up to 90 days without applying for a visa (as well as citizens of Andorra, Lichtenstein, Monaco and San Marino). Citizens of these countries must obtain an ESTA (Electronic System for Travel Authorization) before traveling. All other travelers must obtain a visa before visiting the United States. International travelers need a passport that is valid for at least 3 months after the end of their intended trip in order to enter the country.
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Two airports serve Hawaii Island: Kona International Airport (KOA) in Kona in the west, and Hilo International Airport (ITO) in Hilo in the east. KOA services major airlines, including Air Canada, Alaska Airlines, American Airlines, Delta Air Lines, GO! Mokulele, Hawaiian Airlines, Island Air, United Airlines, US Airways and Westjet. KOA is accessible by car, taxi and shuttle, with The Hawaii County Mass Transit Agency Hele-On bus operating a limited service between the airport and Kailua-Kona town. ITO services GO!, Hawaiian Airlines and United Airlines. ITO is accessible by car and taxi without public transportation available.
Adresse: 73-200 Kupipi Street Kailua-Kona, Island of Hawaii
Telefon: +1 808 327 9520
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Public Transport

The Hawaii County Mass Transit Agency provides public transportation around Big Island on the Hele-On bus. Additionally, the Transit Agency offers a Shared Ride Taxi program which provides door-to-door transportation within the urbanized area of Hilo.
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The following cab companies serve Big Island: Kona Taxicab LLC, +1 808 324 4444 Global Rider, +1 808 631 9196 Dakine Taxi, +1 808 329 4446
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Malama Compounding Pharmacy 74-5563 Kaiwi Street Kailua-Kona, Island of Hawaii Mon - Fri 9am - 5pm +1 808 324 6888 Safeway Pharmacy 75-1027 Henry Street Kailua-Kona, Island of Hawaii Mon - Fri 8am - 8pm, Sat - Sun 9am - 5pm +1 808 327 6778 KTA Super Stores Waikoloa Village Pharmacy 68-3916 Paniolo Avenue Waikoloa Village, Island of Hawaii Mon - Fri 9am - 6pm, Sat 9.30am - 1.30pm +1 808 883 8434
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US Post Office
Adresse: 74-5577 Palani Road Kailua-Kona, Island of Hawaii
Telefon: +1 808 326 1432
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Country code: +1 Area code: 808
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