We traveled to big island last year i was finishing editing video so i can do a trip report and hopefully help our anyone making plans for future visits.
hotels we stayed at
day 1-3 in Hilo
Day 3-5 Kailua-kona
Day 5-7 Hupana beach (waikoloa village area)
Link To Video https://youtu.be/Bc-tnJY4OcY
Day 1 arrived in Hilo from oahu at 8am
-visit rainbow falls
-hang around town at the end of the night.
-Bj Penn gym huge fan
-Volcano National Park
-Old Mamalahoa Highway drive
-Headed to Kailua kona along Hamakua Coast
-made few stops along the way (tex drive In must stop)
-arrived in kailua kona walked around downtown kona and just relaxed for the day
Day 4 Kailua-kona
-woke up early went snorkeling at Honaunau Bay (2 step beach)
-Then headed south to Punaluʻu Beach (Black Sand Beach)
-Papakōlea Beach (Green Sand Beach)
- Southern most Point and Southern Most Bakery.
-We Went snorkeling Early Morning at kealakekua Bay(Capt Cook monument )
-Had some poke at Poke Shaq highly recommended.
-went sightseeing and hung out at the beaches all day.
-Manta night Dive
-we headed to Hapuna Beach Prince hotel
-hung out at the beach all day went to waikoloa village and explored
-just relaxed most of the day
-Headed to see the sunset at Muana Kea Summit (Amazing)
-went to Makalawena Beach
-visited beaches and shops around waikoloa village
- sadly packed to head home