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Blue skies in Kona – May 14, 2018

This morning while watching having coffee and listening to the news I was moved to share a photo from my Kona lanai about 2 miles from the village of Kona… The news will lead all to believe that the entire island is full of Vog and fire… but in reality is is an area of […]

05/14/2018 | by konanow | No Comments Vacation Rentals

June 9, 2018 – KONA – KING KAMEHAMEHA CELEBRATION PARADE

June 9, 2018 KING KAMEHAMEHA CELEBRATION PARADE – KAILUA-KONA Adorned in the flowers and colors of the Hawaiian Islands, regal pa’u riders on horseback will represent each of the eight islands, led by their respective princesses and the pa’u queen. The floral parade will also feature hula halau, equestrian units, marching bands, and more. The […]

04/26/2018 | by konanow | No Comments Vacation Rentals

KONA ORCHID SOCIETY ORCHID SHOW, PLANT & CRAFT SALE

May 11 and 12, 2018 – Old Airport Beach Park’s Maka’eo pavilion. 9 AM till 6 PM Friday, May 11; 8am-4pm Saturday, May 12. Free to the public. There will be several Island orchid vendors selling their orchid plants. Other vendors will be selling Dragon Fruit plants, Protea plants & flowers, air plants, heliconias, herbs, fruit trees and more.   A nice selection […]

04/23/2018 | by konanow | No Comments Vacation Rentals

HOKULEA VOYAGING CANOE AT KAWAIHAE HARBOR

 May 1, 3, 5, 7 & 9, 2018 – Guided tours of the historic canoe will be offered by the canoe’s crew members.

04/04/2018 | by konanow | No Comments Vacation Rentals

May 20, 2018 AFTERNOON AT THE PALACE CONCERT and HULA with a VILLAGE STROLL

May 20, 2018 – Once a month on Ali’i Drive in the Village of Kona enjoy the Kona Stroll from 1PM – 6PM offering lots of art, craft, clothing and other unique vendors, street food and music.  Hulihe’e Palace also on Alii Drive offer a concert and hula from 4-5pm (byoc- bring your own chair).

04/03/2018 | 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