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Mauka Meadows

75-5476 Mamalahoa Hwy, Holualoa, Island of Hawaii, HI 96725
808-322-3636
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Ranked #4 of 13 attractions in Holualoa
Type: Farms, Coffeehouses, Gardens
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Sunriver, Oregon
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6 reviews 6 reviews
3 attraction reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 19, 2014

This beautiful coffee plantation is absolutely amazing if you like manicured grounds and amazing vistas. The parking lot is at the top of the grounds and you will walk down wandering among the various fruit and plant vegetation. There is a vast array of everything off the paved path down. The flowers were gorgeous and you wonder how far the... More

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Fremont, California
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5 attraction reviews
23 helpful votes 23 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 12, 2014 via mobile

Breathtaking views. Be careful hiking down the hill. It is steep, anyone with a bad knee or ankle I do not recommend. They offer a free shuttle back up to the parking lot. Service is very friendly. Wish they had some your guides at the top to explain the coffee process. I would come back and visit again.

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Valencia, California
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13 reviews 13 reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 8, 2014

This is a beautiful place 12 months of the year. It has plenty of vegetation, and it has great views of Kona and the bay.

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West Hills, California
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10 reviews 10 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 26, 2013

Located on Hwy 180 in Holualoa above Kona-Kailua, Mauka Meadows is a hidden gem that appears in none of the guidebooks. That’s a shame because, for someone who loves Hawaiian plants and flowers, it’s free, and it’s nearly as good as the Hawaii Tropical Botanical Garden in Hilo, which charges $15. Parking is free and plentiful. The Saturday my wife... More

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Seattle, Washington
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63 reviews 63 reviews
23 attraction reviews
28 helpful votes 28 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 8, 2013

Enjoyed a very peaceful, quiet stroll through the gardens. We were the only ones on the grounds. Nice variety of plants. Located on a fairly steep hillside. We made it down to the infinity pool and enjoyed the view. Bought some coffee and was offered a ride back up the hill which was much appreciated. Worth an hour visit while... More

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Creswell, Oregon
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66 reviews 66 reviews
25 attraction reviews
40 helpful votes 40 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 16, 2013

We came upon Mauka Meadows by accident when Hula Daddy was not yet open. It was raining lightly, and they had thoughtfully left a bucket of umbrellas at the upper parking lot. The garden is perfectly manicured and has many very lovely things. Particularly splendid is the Blue Jade vine on a trellis. There were so many blooms it was... More

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Hawaii
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 5, 2013 via mobile

What a wonderful hidden surprise! The gardens and grounds are beautiful to walk through along with the peaceful infinity pool at the bottom. This is a must see!

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 28, 2013 via mobile

The gardens are beautiful, labelled, well tended. We saw allspice trees, cashew, mandarin, ....so many different varieties. The infinity pool and view of Kona/Kailua is stunning. You get to sit there, drink coffee samples and admire the view. We bought some of the coffee we sampled.

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North Hills
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234 reviews 234 reviews
32 attraction reviews
35 helpful votes 35 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 12, 2013

This is a must see if you get to the Kailua-Kona area. Besides really great coffee, the view and the surrounding gardens are breath-taking.

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San Francisco, California
2 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 18, 2012

Mauka Meadows was a donation to the Island of Hawaii from the Japanese company, Douter Coffee Company, as a way of saying Thank You for the success they had. This is a lovely botanic garden with lots of varieties to enjoy. A lovely cottage at the bottom serves free small tastes of coffee as you sit in comfy chairs looking... More

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