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Kailua Pier

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Address: 75-5660 Palani Road, Kailua-Kona, Island of Hawaii, HI 96740
Phone Number: 808 329 2911
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Description: Lots of shops, bars and restaurants

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A good start to checking out the town on a walking tour.

A fun spot to check out the coast view, a cute little beach, decent snorkeling, and the start of the Ironman. Good place to start a walking tour of downtown.

4 of 5 starsReviewed August 13, 2015
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Kailua-Kona, Hawaii

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NY, NY
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 171 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 21, 2015

There was a lot of activity on the pier during the Sunday that we visited. At the hotel side, vendors were selling jewelry, photographs, crafts and food. At the other end, party organizers were setting up for events related to the Billfish Tournament. In between, the families set up their beach chairs and spent the afternoon socializing and enjoying the... More 

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Kailua-Kona, Hawaii
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 13, 2015

A fun spot to check out the coast view, a cute little beach, decent snorkeling, and the start of the Ironman. Good place to start a walking tour of downtown.

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Cave Creek, Arizona
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 26, 2015

Our first visit to Hawaii was Kona side and we made a great choice. The pier, downtown, restaurants, beaches - you have it all right in the neighborhood. We drove around the island, saw Hilo, but always came back home to Kailua area.

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Kailua-Kona, Hawaii
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 11, 2015

Great place for EVERY WATER ACTIVITY. you can swim, rent kayaks, SUPS , Lay out at the beach, take great picture of NCL Pride Of America on Wednesday's..

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San Marcos, California
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed July 1, 2015

We walked down the pier with no particular intention except to view the bay from the end of the pier. Instead, our view was of the local losers smoking crack right out in public. I wouldn't go back to the pier and I would avoid this area at night. Pretty sketchy.

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Boca Raton, Florida
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 297 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 12, 2015

This pier has no particular charm or interest either historical or architectural.but it is, naturally, as this is what it was built or, a centre for organised, paid for water based actives that range from bay cruises to fishing trips. But, quite Avetage really.

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Santa Monica, California
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 44 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 8, 2015

Lots of activities here, my favorite is Rocking H Adventures. You can jump on their boston whaler at the far end to the right. Ask for Major or Cameron, they'll take you out to their floating dock where they have Jet Ski's, Paddle Boards, Kayaks, Hammocks, etc. The pier can get a little sketch at night but usually very safe.... More 

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Portland, Oregon
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 19, 2015

Very easy access, usually. A good fish population to enjoy. The only problem is in getting swum over by other snorkelers and swimmers. It is not crowded, beyond the easye ntry point, but people don't pay attention. This is a great place to check out your water gear. It is also a nice night dive.

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Las Cruces, New Mexico
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 4, 2015

Kona pier is nothing excciting, but the area near the pier where the old residence of Kamaehameha is cool. TThe rest of Kona waterfront is slowly aging and isnot as nice as it was 20 years ago.

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Seattle
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 25, 2015

Good spot to swim and catch tour boats. Very close to town and many restaurants. Can also rent water sports equipment nearby.

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