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Kailua Pier

Address: 75-5660 Palani Road, Kailua-Kona, Island of Hawaii, HI 96740
Phone Number: 808 329 2911
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Ranked #20 of 50 Attractions in Kailua-Kona
Type: Neighborhoods, Wharfs/ Piers/ Boardwalks, Other, Sights & Landmarks
Owner description: Lots of shops, bars and restaurants
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Type: Neighborhoods, Wharfs/ Piers/ Boardwalks, Other, Sights & Landmarks
Owner description: Lots of shops, bars and restaurants

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 1, 2015

300 yard walk to a little beach for family and safe at King Kamehameha Hotel Stand up paddle board rentals, great activity. Souvenir shops on the path also. No surf waves.

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Midwest USA
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 3, 2014

We loved coming here in the evenings and watched the sunset here a couple of nights. All kinds of shops and people (and their doggies). There was a wedding going on one evening and we were there during one of the festivals and it was packed with vendors that day. You can see dolphins too. We saw them 3 different... More 

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Omaha, Nebraska
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 30, 2014

This is a marvelliously area on the water for tourists (like me) to see boats and souvenir shops and be able to watch people.

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Spokane, Washington
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41 helpful votes 41 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 18, 2014

We love to snorkel, been to all the big stops, but were amazed at how good the snorkeling was here. Go to the public parking above Banyan Court and walk down to the little beach past the pier. There will be a bunch of little kids there. Gear up and swim out through the channel. Stay close to the side... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 13, 2014

A great place to hang out in. We were there in July 2014. It was our first time in Big Island, Hawaii. My wife & I went with her brother, sister & their spouses.

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Kailua-Kona, Hawaii
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8 reviews 8 reviews
3 attraction reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 11, 2014

Always something going on at the pier. A great place to snorkel, fish, kayak, standup paddle board or just enjoy the beautiful scenery and sun. You will encounter people from all over the world and all walks of life when the cruise ships docks on Wednesdays. in walking distance to shopping and food. Love hanging out at the pier1

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Los Angeles, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 4, 2014

This is the best place to swim in the mornings. I like to go to the buoys with my friends. Usually we are treated to some dolphins or turtles coming in to see what we are doing out there. Easy to get in to the water and out with calm waters for a great swim.

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Green Bay Wisconsin
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 17, 2014

Kailua Pier is used for swimmers, and is the start of the Ironman each year. It is also the place where the cruise ships ferry people in to see beautiful Kailua Kona. There is an ancient Hawaiian site next to it where King Kamehameha actually ruled. It is a fun place to be and just sit to watch the beautiful... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 15, 2014

It is in the heart of down town - this is where life happens - near hotels, restaurants, shopping, boat trips, cruise ships, sunset cruises, curious crowds of tourists, busy locals, galleries, shaved ice shop (delicious), King Kam Luau, different festivities (we just finished Iron Man Triathlon), once a month they block off the road near the pier fill it... More 

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Kailua-Kona, Hawaii
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 9, 2014

This pier is right in the heart of Kailua Village. Cruise ships shuttle passengers here. Parasail, fishing, snorkeling, and other boats depart from here. His is also home to many fishing tournaments as well as several outrigger canoe races. Great fun to visit!

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