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King Kamehameha Kona Beach Hotel

King Kamehameha HotelKing Kamehameha Hotel

Location is key when staying at the King Kamehameha’s Kona Beach Hotel.  The hotel located right on Alii Drive in downtown Kailua-Kona.  It boasts it’s own beach adjacent to the sea wall and pier of Kailua-Kona.  Alii Drive is the heart of  the shopping district and restaurants. The great number of amenities, facilities and extras this hotel features makes it an enjoyable place to stay.  Although not as opulent as the other resorts in Kohala, location for this hotel is key.  Check our rates for the King Kamehameha Hotel.

The Big Island of Hawaii is divided in half by three volcanoes, Hualalai, Mauna Kea, and Mauna Loa.  The eastern half is windward side of the island and the western side is the Kona side.

Kohala CoastKona is famous for sportfishing, snorkeling, sunsets and coffee. It means “leeward” in Hawaiian and stretches along the isle’s west side. The northern portion of the Kona side of the Big Island is also known as the Kohala district.  You will observe a slew of different terrain features and climate zones as you travel up and down the coast. 


Spectacular Hapuna Beach State Park

Kailua Kona Sunset

The old Church in background, Kailua

Kailua Kona

Sunrise from Kailua Kona, HawaiiThe heartbeat of Kona is the town of Kailua where stores and restaurants on Ali’i Drive weave among impressive historical landmarks.  Check out our Kailua-Kona Restaurants guide.  Kona is home to the Hawaiian International Billfish Tournament and Kahaluu Beach ParkIronman Triathlon World Championship; find souvenirs year-round. Ocean activities depart from Kailua Pier, Honokohau Marina and Keauhou Bay.  If you have the choice, try to find a hotel in Kailua Kona, preferably near the water.  Every Kona sunset is a spectacular event.   Check out the latest discount prices on Kailua-Kona Vacation Rentals.

Kona Activities

Body Glove Snorkel Dolphin Sail

Body Glove SnorkelGo sailing with Body Glove Cruises - see playful Hawaii dolphins, and snorkel with brilliantly colored tropical fish and sea turtles on a snorkeling adventure at Pawai Bay, near Kona on the Big Island of Hawaii!  The whole family will love the 15-foot waterslide, and the high-dive platform makes a big "splash" with the kids, as well as those who are kids at heart.

Fair Wind Kealakekua Bay Snorkel

Captain Cook Snorkel Slide down the Fair Wind II’s water slide into the pristine waters of Kealakekua Bay, a marine sanctuary, and enjoy snorkeling or diving with 80-100 feet visibility!  Everything you’ll need for snorkeling is provided – masks, snorkels, fins, etc.

Glassbottom Boat Cruise

Glass Bottom Boat CruiseRelax and stay dry, as you explore Kona’s exotic reefs and marine life in the crystal clear waters of Kailua Bay. Learn about Hawaii’s tropical fish as well as Kona’s lore from the friendly crew. Enjoy comfortable seating and fabulous viewing inside the Marian glass bottom boat. 

Deep Sea Fishing Kona Deep Sea Fishing

Explore Kona’s world-famous fishing grounds aboard the Sea Wife II, and keep your catch! Without a doubt, this is the best sportfishing value on the Big Island.  Share a trip or on an Exclusive Charter, the Captain and crew of Sea Wife Charters are friendly, experienced and will work hard to find that fish you are looking for! You can expect to catch Mahi Mahi, Ono, tuna, short nose spearfish, striped marlin or smaller blue marlin and much more.


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