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Greenwell Farms
Greenwell Farms
Kona coffee plantation.
Attraction type: Farms
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Kona Joe Coffee
Kona Joe Coffee
Owner description: Located in Kainaliu, in the heart of the Kona Coffee district, Kona Joe Coffee will take you into the first trellised coffee plantation in the world. We grow our coffee on a... more Owner description: Located in Kainaliu, in the heart of the Kona Coffee district, Kona Joe Coffee will take you into the first trellised coffee plantation in the world. We grow our coffee on a trellis system, very similar to how wine grapes are grown, hence, Coffee Grown Like Wine! There are many advantages to growing coffee by this patented method, all of which you can learn during your visit.We are open every day from 9am until 5pm. We offer Kona’s most complete, fully guided plantation tour experience. The tour is an information packed, 30 minute walking tour complete with visiting our dry mill, roasting and packing room, chocolate room, and up close look at coffee trees, cherries, parchment, and even possibly blooms!Kona Joe Coffee is a fully operative coffee farm completing everything from planting and growing, to wet milling, dry milling, roasting, packing, retail, and even making coffee drinks.You can also experience coffee and chocolate sampling in our artist inspired showroom. There are four types of coffee sampling and two types of chocolate sampling daily.Need a latte or cappuccino? We have a full service espresso bar located on our lanai with 270 degree views of the beautiful Kona CoastTour reservations are welcomed but not required. Visiting from a cruise ship? Need a pick up from Kailua? We offer free pick up in the Kona Joe Coffee shuttle for groups. Hope to see you soon and aloha! less
Attraction type: Farms
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Kona Historical Society
Kona Historical Society
Owner description: Step back in time to an authentic living history experience where historical sites present you with a vivid and unforgettable story of Hawai’i's past. Come experience the 1880’s... more Owner description: Step back in time to an authentic living history experience where historical sites present you with a vivid and unforgettable story of Hawai’i's past. Come experience the 1880’s in the H.N. Greenwell Store Museum where the shopkeeper will help you gather your supplies for your trip up Kona mauka. The mingled aromas of coffee beans and oranges blend together again, just as they did over 100 years ago when goods were sold here in the heydey of Kona ranching. Or you may stroll through the award-winning Kona Coffee Living History Farm that tells the story of Kona’s coffee pioneers during the 1920's. It is America’s only living history coffee farm where you may “talk story” with costumed historians and discover the history behind Kona’s gourmet crop. On Thursdays, visitors and locals alike, line up to buy the sweet bread coming out of the Portuguese stone oven.Come join us! You won’t leave this place without feeling you have experienced a rare glimpse into Hawai`i’s colorful past. less
Attraction type: Speciality Museums
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Mountain Thunder Coffee Plantation
Mountain Thunder Coffee Plantation
Attraction type: Farms
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Mauna Kea Summit
Mauna Kea Summit(Kailua-Kona)
At 13,796 feet, this peak offers an incredible view of lava, desert, the valley and Mauna Loa.
Attraction type: Mountains
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Gypsea Gelato
Gypsea Gelato
Ranked #1 of 28 Restaurants in Kealakekua
Price: USD 1 - 10
Cuisines: Dessert
Mi's Italian Bistro
Mi's Italian Bistro
Ranked #2 of 28 Restaurants in Kealakekua
Price: USD 1 - 50
Cuisines: Italian
Good for: Romantic, Business, Special Occasion Dining
Dining options: Dinner, Reservations, Takeout, Dessert
The Strawberry Patch Restaurant
The Strawberry Patch Restaurant
Ranked #3 of 28 Restaurants in Kealakekua
Price: USD 15 - 30
Cuisines: Contemporary
Rebel Kitchen
Rebel Kitchen
Ranked #4 of 28 Restaurants in Kealakekua
Price:
Cuisines: American, Café, Sandwiches, Soups
Good for: Local cuisine, Outdoor seating
Dining options: Lunch Spot, Dinner, Takeout
Sun Dried Specialties Fish Bowl
Sun Dried Specialties Fish Bowl
Ranked #5 of 28 Restaurants in Kealakekua
Cuisines: Seafood, Hawaiian

All accommodation » Where to stay - Budget

Nearby recommended accommodations:

Manago Hotel
Manago Hotel
USD 25 - 55
Ranked #1 of 1 Hotels in Captain Cook
Kona Tiki Hotel
Kona Tiki Hotel
USD 56 - 112
Ranked #2 of 14 Hotels in Kailua-Kona
Chalet Kilauea
3.0 of 5
Chalet Kilauea
USD 72 - 174
Ranked #1 of 2 Hotels in Volcano
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All accommodation » Where to stay - Midrange

Rainbow Plantation B&B
Rainbow Plantation B&B
USD 79 - 109
Ranked #1 of 1 Kealakekua B&B and Inns
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Additional nearby recommended accommodations:

Holiday Inn Express Hotel & Suites Kailua-Kona
2.5 of 5
Holiday Inn Express Hotel & Suites Kailua-Kona
USD 133 - 216
Ranked #4 of 14 Hotels in Kailua-Kona
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Courtyard King Kamehameha's Kona Beach Hotel
3.5 of 5
Courtyard King Kamehameha's Kona Beach Hotel
USD 169 - 235
Ranked #5 of 14 Hotels in Kailua-Kona
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All accommodation » Where to stay - Luxury

Nearby recommended accommodations:

Four Seasons Resort Hualalai at Historic Ka'upulehu
5.0 of 5
Four Seasons Resort Hualalai at Historic Ka'upulehu
USD 719 - 1,890
Ranked #1 of 14 Hotels in Kailua-Kona
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Sheraton Kona Resort & Spa at Keauhou Bay
4.0 of 5
Sheraton Kona Resort & Spa at Keauhou Bay
USD 187 - 300
Ranked #8 of 14 Hotels in Kailua-Kona
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The Fairmont Orchid, Hawaii
4.5 of 5
The Fairmont Orchid, Hawaii
USD 264 - 501
Ranked #1 of 4 Hotels in Puako
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