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Kamakahonu

75-5660 Palani Rd, Kailua-Kona, Island of Hawaii, HI 96740-3612
+1 808-329-2911
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Island Breeze Luau on the Big Island
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75-5660 Palani Rd, Kailua-Kona, Island of Hawaii, HI 96740-3612
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+1 808-329-2911
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1 - 10 of 73 reviews

Reviewed 3 days ago

This nice sandy beach is a great destination for families and new beginners for stand up board paddling and snorkeling; right next to the pier with swimming on the left and right of the sandy beaches.

Thank Cocokayak
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

While part of the Kamehameha hotel grounds in Kona, and featuring very tourist oriented shows on some weekend evenings, this is a historic site as it was where King Kamehameha's first lived as the unifier of the Hawaiian Kingdom - before he moved his residence...More

Thank 479casimirk
Reviewed 7 November 2017 via mobile

Wonderful show, amazing food, spot on hospitality. The lines were a bit all over the place with some confusing sign up/registration process but overall a wonderful experience

Thank Cody B
Reviewed 30 October 2017 via mobile

I taught my 5 year old, and 10 year old children to snorkel here. There is an abundance of fish and the water is really calm. This ancient site makes for a great background. Had a great time.

Thank Daniel J
Reviewed 22 October 2017

Basically a static display of Kamehameha the Great's home. Because it is considered sacred, you can enter the site. The so-called beach next to this site is considered the calmest beach on the island. The beach and water is pretty much surrounded by rock jetties...More

1  Thank treerod1
Reviewed 3 October 2017

Worth a look but don't expect to get close as it sits in the bay surrounded by water. Conveniently located behind the King Kamehameha Hotel, if you attend a Luau at the hotel the the photo's taken as your enter will feature this in the...More

Thank Edward N
Reviewed 26 September 2017

I had a great time with my friends at the Luau! The staff was wonderful. Really enjoyed meeting and talking to Peni. He even gave us a print out of the photo taken at the beginning!

Thank emilycpavelka
Reviewed 25 September 2017

My wife and I live in Holualoa. we come down to Kona to swim at this beach. It is very clean and the water access is easy. What you need to do is snorkel out past the entrance to the pond and you will find...More

1  Thank rubiconpat
Reviewed 24 September 2017

We arrived in Kona on the Pride of America cruise ship and was tendered into the port right where the Kamakahonu is situated so you can't miss it. Its like any magnificent landmark it just jumps out at you and draws you to it. I...More

Thank Lop65
Reviewed 19 August 2017

This area is park of the hotel's beach area and you wouldn't know that so much Hawaiian history is right in town. There is even a lava rock at waters edge where King Kamehameha lay so often after swimming that it has taken on the...More

Thank JC C
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