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Kailua-Kona - Landmarks

 

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Saddle Road
Ranked #1 of 4 Landmarks in Kailua-Kona
Category: Landmarks/ Points of Interest; Scenic Drives
Owner description: Built in 1942, this 53-mile long road is extremely dangerous with its narrow structure, blind turns, rough surface and... more » Owner description: Built in 1942, this 53-mile long road is extremely dangerous with its narrow structure, blind turns, rough surface and single-lane bridges. « less
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Ranked #2 of 4 Landmarks in Kailua-Kona
Category: Landmarks/ Points of Interest; Educational Sites
Owner description: See the future now with Friends of NELHA and experience a fascinating tour of Hawaii Ocean Science Technology Park near... more » Owner description: See the future now with Friends of NELHA and experience a fascinating tour of Hawaii Ocean Science Technology Park near Kailua-Kona on the Big Island of Hawaii. FON tours showcase the development of renewable energy resources and uses of cold deep seawater and warm surface seawater in innovative aquaculture and mariculture activities and much more. This is a one-of-kind science and technology site in the world, an exciting learning experience and a must-see stop on the Big Island. FON offers public presentations and tours of selected NELHA energy and aquaculture projects Monday through Friday at 10 am, excluding holidays. Reservations are required for Friday's Grand Tour. Friends of NELHA (Natural Energy Laboratory Hawaii Authority) is a nonprofit organization providing education and outreach in support of sustainable agriculture and renewable energy. « less
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Ranked #3 of 4 Landmarks in Kailua-Kona
Category: Scenic Drives
This highway goes from Kailua-Kona to Hilo on Hawaii's "Big Island."
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Ranked #4 of 4 Landmarks in Kailua-Kona
Category: Landmarks/ Points of Interest; Scenic Drives
Owner description: Historic sites once covered much of the Kona Coast and these treasured places promote understanding of Hawaii’s heritage. The... more » Owner description: Historic sites once covered much of the Kona Coast and these treasured places promote understanding of Hawaii’s heritage. The seven miles of Alii Drive, along the shoreline connecting Historic Kailua Village to Keauhou, generally follows the ancient route of the ala loa foot trail that evolved over time as a road. Four of the seven ancient Royal Centers in use in Kona are located on what is now called Alii Drive. There are dozens of Points of Interest and Scenic Stops along the route. Discover Hawaii’s history on the Royal Footsteps Along the Kona Coast Hawaii Scenic Byway. « less
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