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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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Great spot for walking a very small, but unique Hawaiian Art Colony

There is a tiny post office, a ukulele store, a delicious restaurant, and several very small but historical buildings lovingly refurbished for art displays. Don't rush. Take your... read more

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 2 weeks ago
Kailua-Kona, Hawaii
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Kailua-Kona, Hawaii
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

There is a tiny post office, a ukulele store, a delicious restaurant, and several very small but historical buildings lovingly refurbished for art displays. Don't rush. Take your time and enjoy wonderful encounters with this tight community.

Thank sdavid614
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

There are some very good restaurants and some interesting shops here. There's a free public parking lot with shockingly clean public restrooms. It's a good place to check out for a few hours, but it's not a whole day affair.

Thank Benjamin L
Saint Paul, Minnesota
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The village of Holualoa has an evening art crawl and overall "block party" on the first Friday night of the month. We attended and had a great time talking with the folks who live in the village. It is so refreshing to come to this village year after year because it's off the beaten track and pretty non-touristy. We ate... More 

Thank Lynda T
Honolulu, Hawaii
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 November 2016

Lots of art shops to visit...everyone was kind and helpful. Many of the stores had a plaque on them explaining the use of the building in the last century! We visited on a Monday, which was NOT a good idea as most of the stores are closed on Monday . It is on a hill, but easy to walk to... More 

Thank bpretty2016
Washington State
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 November 2016

If you like art and enjoy great food, head up to Holualoa. Eat at the Holuakoa cafe for brunch, lunch or dinner. Browse the little galleries and shops before or after lunch (most galleries are closed Sunday and Monday and during lunch hour). We try to share this lovely spot with all our friends that visit us while staying on... More 

Thank NWfoodie50
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 November 2016

This is a quiet and peaceful hillside location. You can enjoy the views or see the coffee farms. Wherever you drive, you will not see the touristic gloss of Kailua-Kona. This is an area that has retained its authenticity, and it is worth a drive up thehill.

Thank CharlotteKelowna
Brisbane, Australia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 October 2016

Juat a fifteen minute drive from Kona and well worth it. You dont need to arrive until well after 10 oclock because nothing is open until then. There is amazing history here and everyone in their stores and shops are more than willing to chat about the area. It is an old coffee plantation town and once housed migrants from... More 

Thank Mark and Rose K
San Francisco, CA
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 October 2016

We loved visiting the little village of Holualoa. Just 15 minutes from downtown Kailua-Kona is this historic little village with pretty little art galleries in Hawaiian style cottages. Most of the art is made in Hawaii - paintings, ceramics, glass, and jewelry. They have a coffee stroll once a month on Saturdays. The next one is Nov. 5. If you... More 

Thank mychinita
Ocho Rios, Jamaica
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 October 2016

This is the place to go if you want to get away from the touristy Areas of Kailua Kona. The art is nice and the people are friendly. Sort of like the down-home feeling of the area.

Thank neiltsubota
Brisbane, Queensland, Australia
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 September 2016

We stopped in to the little Shopping Centre in Holualoa Village to get a bite to eat. We needed directions and we were quite weary since we had recently arrived from Vancouver Canada. The cafe owner was extremely helpful and friendly.

Thank Mags S

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