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The Painted Church in South Kona

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St. Benedict Romans Catholic Church, better known as the painted church, is a unique place to stop of you are visiting south Kona or the Kealekekua Bay area. The history behind the church is very interesting.  It was built in the later 1800s and was later painted by a Belgian…
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Rainbow Falls in Hilo

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While Akaka Falls is the most well known waterfall on the Big Island of Hawaii, Rainbow Falls is a must see as well and a favorite of many locals. Rainbow Falls is conveniently located in Hilo on the eastern side of the Big Island and is just a short walk…
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Laupahoehoe Point Beach Park

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Nestled on the northern part of the Big Island, Laupahoehoe Point Beach Park offers one of the more scenic settings on the island and is a very historical piece of the Big Island of Hawaii. As you travel along the northern area of the island traveling through the gulches and…
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Umauma Falls on the Big Island

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Umauma Falls is a beautiful set of tiered waterfalls located on the northeastern part of the Big Island of Hawaii.  If you are traveling the island and going to Akaka Falls State Park, it is worth stopping by and seeing Umauma Falls. If you are traveling from the resorts, you…
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Lapakahi State Historical Park

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If you are into Hawaiian history and hiking, Lapakahi State Historical Park is a must visit location.  Located on the norther portion of the Big Island of Hawaii this is a great place to stop and tour on your way to or from Pololu Valley.  It was ancient Hawaiian Village…
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Stargazing on Mauna Kea

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Mauna Kea is the most beloved feature of the Big Island for locals and native Hawaiians. It is a dormant volcano reaching 13,803’ in elevation from the seafloor and is the second-highest peak of an island in the world. As the summit of Mauna Kea is above the clouds, it…
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Hawaii Volcano National Park

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The Big Island of Hawaii is home to the world’s most active volcanoes. The Hawaii Volcanoes National Park covers 335,259 acres from the summit of Mauna Loa to the ocean with 150 miles of hiking trails through volcanic craters, petroglyphs, lava tubes, rainforests, lava fields, and two active volcanoes: Kilauea…
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