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Keauhou Store

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Address: 78-7010 Mamalahoa Highway, Holualoa, Island of Hawaii, HI 96725
Phone Number: 808-322-5203

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It was like stepping back in time!

The Keauhou Store is tucked away along the Kona Heritage Corridor and when you come across it, you want to stop and see what they have. It is a beautiful step into the past of... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed January 19, 2015
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Gig Harbor, Washington
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Gig Harbor, Washington
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37 reviews 37 reviews
3 attraction reviews
35 helpful votes 35 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 19, 2015

The Keauhou Store is tucked away along the Kona Heritage Corridor and when you come across it, you want to stop and see what they have. It is a beautiful step into the past of Old Hawaii, where it is part museum and part local store with fresh fruit and vegetables for sale, homemade cookies that are delicious, and friendly... More 

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4 reviews 4 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 17, 2015

The Keauhou Store can be found up above Kona on the "Kona Heritage Corridor." It's a lovingly restored 1919 general store with original inventory on display as well as food, produce, baked goods, art work, jewelry and vintage items like 1950s cruise line menu covers that look like Hawaiian Diego Rivera paintings (sorry readers but I bought these). We chatted... More 

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Kona, HI
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7 reviews 7 reviews
3 attraction reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 1, 2014

First of all this really isn't in Holualoa but in Honalo area. Just souith of Holualoa. It was run for years by one owner and unfortunately he passed away. It was taken over and remodeled to its former glory. Great place to visit and learn about the old times and to just get a cold drink.

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Los Angeles, California
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26 reviews 26 reviews
3 attraction reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 23, 2014

This general store is partly a museum of historical artifacts, partly a general store of hip (and, often, locally made) hard goods, artwork, packaged foods and local produce, and partly a take-out/counter diner for a lovely snack and drinks. Just don't miss it!! Keauhou Store exudes the charm of Territorial Hawaii that exists no more.

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Alexandria, Virginia
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14 reviews 14 reviews
7 attraction reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 27, 2014 via mobile

We enjoyed a good hour looking at all the historical artifacts as well as history of this store and the people that established it in 1919. The current owners were so friendly and helpful and Tara autographed her picture for our girls, plus gave us free cookies. First place we'd found fresh basil too. Worth the stop and you can... More 

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55 reviews 55 reviews
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20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 20, 2014

Thank goodness for local magazines! This was a wonderful find. The topsy turvy drive through coffee plantations was amazing before opening up to a wee clearing where we were warmly welcomed by the store owners. They shared tales of the store and their lives, before serving us hot dogs and burgers like no other and delicious cookies!!! Well worth a... More 

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Kailua-Kona, Hawaii
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9 reviews 9 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 28, 2014 via mobile

Stop in and pick up a burger or sandwich here while exploring Kona coffee area. Enjoy the historic displays while your food is prepared with fresh, local ingredients. A must-stop on the Mamalahoa Highway.

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San Jose, California
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31 reviews 31 reviews
7 attraction reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 23, 2013

This place is like stepping into the past; there are many items on display from the original store that was built almost 100 years ago. Now they sell local produce, home made cookies and convenience store items; also T-shirts with logos from old programs/advertisements. There are some Hawaiian local craft items also. The owners are really nice and will chat... More 

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20 reviews 20 reviews
7 attraction reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 2, 2013

We drove by day after day and didn't stop. Should have stopped much sooner. We will definitely not pass by without stopping again. Love it

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Shelburne, Vermont
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16 reviews 16 reviews
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13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 14, 2013 via mobile

These folks treasure the old neighborhood. Stop by for some cookies . The old Mamalahoa highway is a great road to drive.

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