The Big Island Jazz and Blues Festival will bring in Grammy jazz and blues legends. To be held oceanfront at Mauna Kea Beach Hotel, Kohala coast. Food and drink available for purchase; no coolers allowed. For more information, call 866-774-6236 or visit www.bigislandjazzandbluesfestival.com.
Dress up western-style and visit Honoka’a town merchants, plus join in different paniolo-themed activities every night. The Parade and Block Party (Sat. 5/18) is fun for all
May 19, 2019 AFTERNOON AT THE PALACE CONCERT/HULA AND VILLAGE STROLL Free Hawaiian music and hula on the grounds of Hulihe’e Palace on Alii Drive from 4-5pm. Stroll thru historic Kailua Village (the Stroll starts at 1pm & goes till 6pm), enjoy over 100 vendor booths, plus oceanside restaurants, local musicians & artists.
Watching the moon set this morning was pretty amazing and I knew we were off to a good start! View from our Kona Now office, easy way to start the day. Oh wait, a quick peek over the seawall and eye spy a little turtle friend having a nosh.
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. .
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.