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Holualoa Village

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Address: Highway 180, Kailua-Kona, Island of Hawaii, HI 96740
Phone Number:
+1 808-322-8484

Many artists are galleries are found here

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Quaint town in our favorite area of the island

Lovely little town along Hwy 180 above Kailua-Kona at about 2000ft elevation. Consists of a couple of restaurants, a number of shops specializing in local artists and products... read more

Reviewed 25 February 2017
Len T R
Auburn, California
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San Juan Capistrano, California
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Small village filled with local art shops & galleries. Lovely outdoor cafe. Surrounded by many coffee farms.

Thank Kathryn M
Ottawa, Canada
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
Reviewed 14 March 2017

Holualoa is a charming little village higher-up the mountain from Kailua-Kona. If you have a rental car, drive up to Holualoa Village.

Thank Spartan61
Nanaimo, Canada
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3 reviews
Reviewed 11 March 2017

Food, shopping, music and friendly village. Definitely going back for first Friday night of the month. Check it out!

Thank BarryOV
Auburn, California
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 59 helpful votes
Reviewed 25 February 2017

Lovely little town along Hwy 180 above Kailua-Kona at about 2000ft elevation. Consists of a couple of restaurants, a number of shops specializing in local artists and products. Area features cool evenings and mornings which make sleeping great. A number of excellent B&B locations can be found here.

Thank Len T R
Chicago, Illinois
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 72 helpful votes
Reviewed 21 February 2017

Set up in the mountain overlooking Kona, this is a super cute quiet and peaceful town. You drive up through some coffee farms and come to a small road with brightly painted buildings, a hotel, restaurant and art galleries. Park alongside the road and stroll through the shops. The restaurant is the only one in town and really good. There... More 

Thank Kristine C
Eugene, Oregon
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 166 helpful votes
Reviewed 13 February 2017

This is a small strip of a town in the hills above Kona. Plenty of shops and gallarys and if you happen to be there the first Friday night of a month the whole town is alive with sidewalk sales, music and food vendors. Fun Fun Fun

Thank Frank P
Kailua-Kona, Hawaii
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
Reviewed 6 February 2017

I love Holualoa, with all it's shops and galleries, and it's Festival of Lights during December is fantastic.

Thank RaeHGeorge
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 116 helpful votes
Reviewed 23 January 2017

Took a little trip up to see Holualoa Café. Nice little village with a few shops and gorgeous views. Well worth the short drive from Kona.

Thank jerdc
Victoria, Canada
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Reviewed 19 January 2017

With its large population of descendants of Japanese immigrants from 1868 on, the Big Island has a fascinating history, culture and mix of ethnicities -- mostly non-white. Visit Holualua from Kailua-Kona to get a sense of that history -- it was a largely Japanese-American village in the only sugar-growing district on the west side of the island (most of the... More 

Thank ag0w
Los Angeles, California
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Reviewed 7 January 2017

This is a small town about 4 miles away from downtown Kona with little shops and art galleries to walk through. Not the same things you will find in Kona, and some nice local art and artists can be found here! There is also0 a wonderful cafe up there which might be the best reason for going up there! A... More 

Thank LayneFick

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