Saturday, April 27, 2013
Among the postcard perfect beaches and active volcanoes, the Big Island of Hawaii has numerous ancient archeological sites that are evidence of a thriving and structured ancient civilization. The Kona-Kohala has been the
for hundreds of years. land of Kamehameha
After the death of Chief Kalaniopuu, Kamehameha rose to power along the Kona –
and eventually included guns into his arsenal and proceeded to unify the islands under Kamehameha rule. These efforts were strategize and executed from the war temple at Pug Kohola. Visitors to the heiau can visit the shoreline where war canoes were launched toward Kohala Coast Maui to defeat Chief Kahekili.
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Thursday, April 11, 2013
There is some good news, however, for visitors who want to go kayaking in this pristine Marine Conservation area. This month, the Department of Land and Natural Resources approved permits for two commercial kayak tour companies, Aloha Kayak and Kona Boys, to return to the bay to offer guided tours twice a day. Currently, each tour company is allowed a total of 12 participants each trip, which means only 48 people per day can go on guided tours until further notice.
If you're planning a trip to Kona, be sure to book your kayak reservation in advance since space is limited. Located less than a half-hour drive from Holualoa Inn, Kealakekua Bay is a prime destination for viewing pods of spinner dolphins in the wild. Our Holualoa Inn ohana will give you insider tips on how to enjoy your day trip to Kealakekua Bay.
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