Waikoloa Attractions

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  • Okema B
    Columbus, OH18 contributions
    Visiting this Black Sand Beach was at the top of my fiancé’s list while visiting Kona!! We arrived at 7am and was greeted with helpful gatekeepers (we visited twice)We were alone in the beautiful beach and took in its beauty. Great spot to view the sun rise and sunset.
    Written 18 January 2023
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  • CZ1143
    Aurora, IL210 contributions
    This is a beautiful beach with good shade provided by beautiful palm trees. Sand is soft, and swimming is fun for all ages. Bathrooms are clean and convenient. It’s a great option for a beach day!
    Written 13 January 2023
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  • Gregg R
    Marina del Rey, CA120 contributions
    We walked along the Kings Road through the Petroglyphs today for about an hour (plenty of time). The natural lava formations are the most impressive part of this walk as it’s a bit unclear which stone carvings are actually original. It was a fun walk and took lots of photos.
    Written 1 September 2022
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  • MIZT13
    Long Island, NY651 contributions
    I have been there numerous times, last one November 2019. Vera and her husband are great people! Always fine artwork to look at and purchase! If you miss Hawaii like I do, can't wait until this is over so I can safely hop a flight and return to my favorite place to visit, just get on Vera's email list. You may see a piece of artwork that catches your eye and reminds you of your past vacations. If you do, just buy it!!!!! Ya need to bring the Aloha to your home for awhile!!!!🌈🌞🌸🏵️🌺🌸🌊
    Written 6 November 2020
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  • Nora
    Milwaukee, WI27 contributions
    We liked Kings Shops but personally liked Queens Market Place better it had more stores and a better variety. The stores were not very interesting to us but the General Store was 10/10 we loved it! We probably went 5 different times and I would like to give a shoutout to Delson who works at the General Store he was so nice and helped us with whatever we needed. Overall I only go for the General Store I don't really like the other places.
    Written 22 March 2021
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  • Catherine GC
    New York City, NY19 contributions
    Although I see some reviewers complaining many stores here are closed ,we very much appreciated having this shopping center just down the street when we stayed at Mauna Lani Point. My daughter and I enjoyed poking around the beachwear shops and grabbed her some flip flops. But the biggest draw was definitely the Foodland. Really solid selection of products, whether you want to pick up prepared foods or ingredients to cook at home, and staff could not have been nicer or more helpful. They made every trip to the store A+. And we loved the selection of local products, esp. the chocolate and dried fruit.
    Written 12 November 2021
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  • Rog343
    Parksville, Canada31 contributions
    We have been in this gallery before but not purchased. This last trip we had a great chat with CJ and he gave us an amazing deal because of our very low value Canadian $. The piece arrived quickly and in perfect condition. If you want a beautiful piece of art for your home that will remind you of the island, this is the place to go. Thank you CJ !
    Written 29 August 2022
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  • m00seman
    North Port, FL32 contributions
    We were lucky enough to take a guided hike, just before sunset, in this amazing forest, that once was a large ecosystem in Hawaii. We saw many endemic plants, like a wili wili tree in bloom, and learned about the Initiative's hard work to restore this forest back to what it was before contact with Europeans. Invasive exotic species have been removed, native plants have been carefully raised from hand picked seeds and are now small trees grown in amongst the lava rocks. If you want to see the real Hawaii, a taste of what the native Hawaiians once lived amongst, or if you are a plant or endemic species lover, the guided hike to the Waikoloa Dry Forest is a must do! We loved our visit and learned so much! It was very touching to see these rare plants that once covered the hillsides!
    Written 23 January 2022
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  • Irene
    Greenville, SC161 contributions
    This little gallery actually had a very good selection of works by local artists. It also had Kris who is an education by herself. Be sure to stop by...look and chat.
    Written 22 May 2017
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  • Veronica Hunter
    Medford, NJ5,972 contributions
    Around sunrise, I entered Island Gourmet Market for coffee. I also found a public restroom nearby in the Queens Marketplace ( outdoor shopping center)
    Using the GPS on my phone, I walked on the Kings Highway Foot trail in the direction to 49 Black Sand Beach.
    Written 17 March 2022
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  • Thomas W
    Tampa, FL231 contributions
    Love the art here. Very unique..very pretty and thoughtful. Something to look at and think about what is being communicated
    Written 29 October 2014
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  • Jeff C
    Sandy, UT274 contributions
    It’s a misnomer to call this a Farmer’s Market when there is just 1 location that actually sells from grown produce and fruits. There are a couple other vendors selling locally produced jellies and honey but other than that it’s just a few local artisans trying to sell their work. It took us all of 10 minutes (if that) to wander through. It’s as if the purpose of this “Farmer’s” Market is to get people to wander into the permanent shops on location. Not really impressed
    Written 4 March 2020
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  • kairynel
    Los Angeles, CA65 contributions
    Good luau, we splurged for the "premium" seating so our kids could be closer to the stage. Premium comes with a lei and a box of cookies for each guest, and you are sitting in the first two rows of tables. Each table is a 10-top, and I only saw four rows total during our show. The premium tables get dismissed to grab food first, so not sure how much is left if you're in the last row.

    Food was pretty decent; there was kalua pork, sweet potato, poke, sirloin, fish, poi, bread, salad. First 3 were my favorites, the others were only so so. There was chocolate cake and some sort of cheesecake for dessert, I don't quite recall. I do wish that they had done more of the performance while people were dining, it seemed like there were large gaps of time where we were just sitting around waiting for them to start. But the sunset backdrop was lovely, and the dancers were good. My kids especially loved the fire dancer and digging up the imu.

    I still think the Old Lahaina Luau on Maui was better, but this one was still good.
    Written 17 October 2022
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  • Reign68
    Rancho Cucamonga, CA412 contributions
    We made a stop before flying back to California. Waikoloa Beach was mesmerizing to relax and sat down . Enjoyed the Lava Lava club with live music. Water was great.parking is free just bring your towel and beach chairs and go for a swim.
    Written 19 June 2021
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