Towns on the Big Island of Hawaii

The main drag

Aloha!! Welcome to our main page of Towns on the Big Island! Each Town on the Big Island is unique and diverse. Sizes range from 500+ residences to 50,000 residences. All of the people of each town are welcoming to tourists and have brought there own special flare to attract you! Every week we explore …

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Featured Attractions on the Big Island

Waikoloa Queens Market

Why do people come to the Big Island instead of the other 7 islands? We have put this webpage together to highlight the featured attractions on the Big Island. We will be traveling around the island and putting together details of what to look forward to on your next vacation to Hawaii! The Big Island …

Big Island Facts

  Aloha! Do you know where the Tallest mountain and second tallest mountain are from the base to top in the whole world?    Do you know where the 13th tallest waterfall in the world is? Do you know where "National Geographic" pick for #10 Beach in the world is? Do you know where the …

Honls Beach on Ali’i Drive

Honls Beach

Honls Beach is located in downtown Kailua Kona approximately 1 mile south of the main drag on Ali'i drive. This spot is a very popular spot for surfers and boogie boarders. There is good parking, And a shower to rinse off. Also restroom facility for men and women. There is a nicely maintained grass areas …

Town of Honomu, Hawaii

Honomu, Hawaii

Aloha! Welcome to Honomu, Hawaii! It is very likely you and your family will be traveling through Honomu on your way to Akaka Falls! Akaka Falls has over one million visitors every year but this small town has only 509 residents since the last census in 2010. So as you can imagine, this small town specializes in one …

Town of Laupahoehoe, Hawaii

Laupāhoehoe, Hawaii is a seaside community with a population of 610 people living on the Eastern shores of the Big Island of Hawaii. The town's name, translated, means "lava tip or leaf" and refers to the triangular lava peninsula formed by prehistoric pāhoehoe (smooth lava) flows that created the cape where the town was established. …

What is the largest Island in the United States?

The World of HAWAII

The Big island of Hawaii is the largest island in the US. There are many large islands in the United States but the Big Island in Hawaii is the biggest, it covers 4,028 square miles. The second and third largest islands in the country are Kodiak Island, Alaska and Puerto Rico. Kodiak Island is 3,588 …

Beautiful day at the Beach

tropical beach Kona Hawaii

March 6, 2017 Kailua Kona, Hawaii | Ooma Beach Had a great day yesterday kicking back at Ooma Beach in Kailua Kona, Hawaii! Wish you were here! Kona-Hi.com TAP THE EXPERIENCES BELOW TO SEE MORE ADVENTURES!        Kona-Hi.com (808) 640-0072 Kailua Kona, Hawaii 96740 If you are a business owner and would like to sponsor …

Town of Pa’auilo, Hawaii

Hamakua Gultches

Pa'auilo, Hawaii. This is a small village on the North east part of the island located near the scenic beauty of the Hāmākua gulch area. These gulches shoot straight down a 1000 foot drop with many of them having beautiful waterfalls. The elevation on Pa'auilo is 712 feet above sea level. Pa'auilo has a population of …

Surfing the biggest waves in the world

Big wave Surfer

Surfing is a major pastime throughout all of the islands of Hawaii. We thought we would check out some video of surfing the biggest waves in the world and we found this video. If you are an experienced surfer this video will get you pumped up! If you are a novice and just learning or …

Humpback Breach Kona Hawaii

Breaching whale

Just kicking back at Ooma Beach out of Kailua Kona and one of our friends said she saw a Humpback whale so I started filming. Pretty cool place to live! February 19, 2017 Air temperature= 85 degrees, Water temperature= 82 degrees! Every year humpback whales travel from Alaska to the Big Island of Hawaii to …

Town of Honoka’a, Hawaii

Waipio Valley

Honoka'a, Hawaii. On the lush green north bank jungles of the Island of Hawaii, carved in at 1,114 feet above sea level, sits this beautiful bustling plantation community. Honokaa has a growing population of 2,522. The climate in Honokaa is mild, the highest average temperatures are in August and they range from 65 degrees to …

Town of Waimea, Hawaii

Waimea, Hawaii

Waimea, Hawaii. Otherwise known as Kamuela (Hawaiian for Samuel named after Samuel Parker, see more below), in the interior of the island sits at 2676 feet above sea level.  Waimea has a population of 9,212 making it the third largest town on the Big Island of Hawaii. The town is the main hub for cattle …

Town of Waikoloa Village, Hawaii

snow-capped-mauna-kea

Waikoloa Village, Hawaii. Do not confuse with Waikoloa Beach, located on the Kona Gold Coast. 8.6 miles (and 16 minute drive) east of the Ocean and 31.8 miles from Kailua Kona, Hawaii is the quite and peaceful bedroom community of Waikoloa Village.  In the last census Waikoloa Village had a population of 6362 people. The …

Town of Kailua Kona, Hawaii

Kailua Kona is the Number one vacation location

Kailua Kona is a strikingly beautiful sea-side community located on the West Coast of The Big Island of Hawaii. In the Hawaiian language, kona means leeward or dry side of the island, as opposed to ko‘olau which means windward or the wet side of the island. The population was 11,975 as of the 2010 census. …

Town of Waikoloa Beach, Hawaii

waves

Waikoloa Beach, Hawaii. Do not confuse with Waikoloa Village, in the interior of the island and higher in elevation. Man-made paradise!  Home of the Hilton, the Four Seasons, Mauna Kea Beach Hotel, Hapuna Prince Beach Hotel, the Fairmont Orchid and the Waikoloa Beach Marriott Resort. There are four golf courses in Waikoloa Beach; Waikoloa Beach …

Town of Kawaihae, Hawaii

Harbor

Kawaihae, Hawaii on a protective wide bay on the northern part of the Big Island was the seat of the Kingdom of Hawaii during the times of usurper King Alapa’inuiakauaua. This King’s families, the Mahi’s were originally from the Kohala District. King Kalani’opu’u over threw Alapa’i’s son and moved the seat back to the Kona …

Town of Kapa’au, Hawaii

pololu valley

The town of Kapa'au, Hawaii on the northern tip of the Big Island had a population of 1,734 people back in 2010, but it's is growing! They have grocery stores, art galleries, and real estate offices... Kapa'au is the location of the first King Kamehameha Statue that was originally cast in 1888, then lost at …

Town of Hawi, Hawaii

Hawi Town

Hawi, Hawaii. What a lush and beautiful, quaint artist community that has the feel for old Hawaii! The elevation of Hawi is 522 feet above sea level. If you continue on through Hawi on Route 270 another 7.8 miles, past the town of Kapa'au you will come to the end of the road at Pololu …

Night Life in Kona

Aloha!! You have had one of the most amazing days of your life here in Kona and now it is time for some entertaining night life. If you want to know Where to go, what to do when the sun sets in Kailua Kona Hawaii then you have found the right place! We are lucky to …