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Beginning at the courtyard by marriot hotel along Ali'i drive

This walk is along the kona coast from kona beach hotel to the ocean south to Keauhou.there are... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
jajavalB
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Bangkok, Thailand
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many points of interest

Ali’i Drive is the main street of Kailua-Kona – starting at Kailuea Pier there are several... read more

Reviewed April 3, 2018
jgluv2travel
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Regina, Canada
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2 weeks ago
“Beginning at the courtyard by marriot hotel along Ali'i drive”
Apr 3, 2018
“many points of interest”
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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...more
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This walk is along the kona coast from kona beach hotel to the ocean south to Keauhou.there are many historical places to see , such as Ahuena Heiau,makuaikaua church, hulihee palace and etc.it's on the west side so best time to walk is around15:00-17:00 ,...More

Date of experience: November 2018
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Reviewed April 3, 2018

Ali’i Drive is the main street of Kailua-Kona – starting at Kailuea Pier there are several historic and sacred sites plus ancient ruins near the shops, restaurants, hotels and beaches. Continue south along the road until you are at Keauhou .There are points of interest...More

Date of experience: March 2018
Thank jgluv2travel
Reviewed August 13, 2017 via mobile

when driving by you don't see anything except the replica of the kings last resting place, the palace. what is sad is they we dethroned and now their remnants are respected. regardless, the drive is nice as the others said.

Date of experience: August 2017
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Reviewed August 4, 2017 via mobile

While visiting the big island of Hawaii our family walked on Alii road where Hawaiian royalty lived and walked

Date of experience: August 2017
Thank Nazsnaz
Reviewed April 16, 2017

When in Kona, you MUST make this drive. It follows the coast with lovely views of the port, the cruise ships docked offshore, many vacation properties and lovely plants and floral gardens. There are many restaurants along the route and several overlooks to stop and...More

Date of experience: April 2017
Thank PamRoad
Reviewed March 27, 2017 via mobile

We stayed very close to the downtown where the royal footsteps are located. There are plenty of shopping stores, coffee shops, both low end and high end luxury resorts. If you come to Kona you will need to walk here.

Date of experience: March 2017
Thank Mdecker17
Reviewed August 12, 2016

Fabulous rental in a quiet neighborhood close to the beaches and close to town but up the mountain 1000 feet where the temperature is always perfect.

Date of experience: May 2016
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Reviewed March 1, 2016

If you go to Kona, you're probably going along this drive. Comfortable, informal combination of small, old, maybe ramshackle houses, with luxury mansions, luxury resorts, family beaches, local surfers, lots of rock walls that have been there, it looks like, longer than the town.

Date of experience: February 2016
1  Thank Larry F
Reviewed January 16, 2016 via mobile

Follow in the path of ancient royalty and begin a new adventure. As you stroll along this little shoreline road be greeted by all the smiling faces, see the boats scooting around in the bay, kids splashing around in the sandy beaches, little shops, and...More

Date of experience: January 2016
1  Thank cheftel
Reviewed March 2, 2013

Free app provides incredible interpretive experience. Resources on Alii Drive Scenic Byway for historical and archaeological sites. Complete with photos and easy mapping plus an Ocean Recreation Guide with tips on swimming, surfing and snorkeling spots. Really makes the 7-mile drive come alive with stories...More

Date of experience: February 2013
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