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Another beautiful day from our Kona Now Office

08/28/2018 | by konanow | No Comments Vacation Rentals

September 16 AFTERNOON AT THE PALACE CONCERT/HULA AND VILLAGE STROLL

Hawaiian music by the Hawai’i County Band and hula from Kumu Etua Lopes’ halau Hula Na Pua U’i O Hawai’i on the grounds of Hulihe’e Palace on Alii Drive from 4-5pm. Bring your own beach mat or chair. Before and after the Palace performance, stroll thru historic Kailua Village (the Stroll starts at 1pm & […]

08/27/2018 | by konanow | No Comments Vacation Rentals

September 14-17 3rd ANNUAL HAWAI’I ISLAND FESTIVAL OF BIRDS – KEAUHOU, KONA

What an adventure… land and sea birding trips, opportunities to explore Hawai‘i Island’s diverse environments, an “everything bird” arts and craft fair, a film festival, great food, and more. Another great celebration of Hawai’i’s birdlife! Make your reservation today before spots sell out. Earlybird pricing ends July 31. To be held at Sheraton Kona Resort […]

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September 13-16 HAWAIICON – MAUNA LANI BAY HOTEL, SO. KOHALA

HawaiiCon brings together the best of science, sci-fi, fantasy, comic books, anime, gaming, and cosplay. Celebrities join top space scientists, voice actors and cosplayers in the country for four days of panels, workshops and adventures. Time and cost vary by day.

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September 12-13 36th ANNUAL KUPUNA HULA FESTIVAL – SHERATON KONA RESORT

A very popular event featuring hula performed by halau with members 55 years and up. This event always sells out, so reserve your tickets in advance by calling (808) 323-4340. There will be a Hawaiian crafts fair in conjunction with the festival in the foyer of the ballroom and the adjacent conference rooms both days.

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September 8, 2018 ANNUAL KINDY SPROAT FALSETTO & STORYTELLING CONTEST – WAIMEA

Time: 6pm, at Kahilu Theatre, Waimea. This unique music competition features talented male singers of all ages who can not only sing in the unique Hawaiian falsetto style, but can also captivate the audience with the stories behind the songs

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September 7-9 – 2nd ANNUAL HAWAI’I ISLAND STEEL GUITAR FESTIVAL – MAUNA LANI BAY HOTEL

Featuring steel guitar performances by Hawai’i steel guitar masters, workshops, jam sessions where festival guests play along with the steel guitar masters, and Open Stage sessions where amateur and professional Hawaiian Steel guitarists present their own program to festival guests. Free to the public.

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47th ANNUAL QUEEN LILI’UOKALANI LONG DISTANCE OUTRIGGER CANOE RACES – August 31-September 4, 2018

Watch these from  your lanais at Hale Kona Kai or Kona Reef or stroll into town!!! The Queen Lili’uokalani Long Distance Outrigger Canoe Races welcomes more than 2,500 outrigger canoe paddlers to Kona for its signature 18-mile long distance race, the world’s largest long distance outrigger canoe race. Kai ‘Opua Canoe Club, one of Hawai’i’s […]

07/26/2018 | by konanow | No Comments Vacation Rentals

Don’t miss snorkeling at Kahalu’u

Kahalu’u… it is like a giant fish bowl with turtles. Early morning is best. On Alii Drive just a few minutes from any of our Kona properties and it offers parking and facilities.   .

12/21/2017 | by konanow | No Comments Local Area

Try a true “local kine plate lunch” at Umekes

Umekes is an easy walk from Hale Kona Kai and Kona Reef and a short ride from our other properties. Located across the street from the Kona Farmers Market just up the hill a little.  75-143 Hualalai Rd… the poke is the best on the islands.

04/15/2017 | by Str3@ml1ne | No Comments Local Area