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We drove on Highway 250 which goes over Kohala Mountains. The road serves as a link between Hawi on the north coast of the Big Island to Waimea which is in the heart of ranch country. I read that Kohala is the oldest volcano on...More
Magical ride with rainbows and beautiful scenery and vistas. If you are compelled to stop, be mindful as this is a well used road, pulling over to the shoulder or a turn out is a must. You will not believe you are in Hawaii and...More
The first time we drove this road we could not believe we were in Hawaii !! It is such beautiful ranch country !! We love driving along here to see the cattle, the sheep, the horses, the goat, the ranches, the pasture views and then...More
Have never been anywhere else where you can see such contrasting views in one place. From some of the pull offs on HWY 250 you see pasture, ocean, black volcanic rock and every in between in one picture. Breath taking! Take your time, watch for...More
In addition to the myriad of great scenic vistas you see along the Kohala Mountain Road, one of the more fascinating things for me was how the landscape and weather changes as you proceed along the drive. Especially coming from the Kona side and through...More
Although not quite as windy as the Road to Hana on Maui, it still indeed gave great views of the mountains and ocean from a higher elevation. Saw many types of animal life including donkeys, goats, and horses. The drive is a must for the...More