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Holualoa Village

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Address: Highway 180, Kailua-Kona, Island of Hawaii, HI 96740
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Many artists are galleries are found here

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Super cute artist town, quiet

Set up in the mountain overlooking Kona, this is a super cute quiet and peaceful town. You drive up through some coffee farms and come to a small road with brightly painted... read more

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 2 days ago
Kristine C
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Chicago, Illinois
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Set up in the mountain overlooking Kona, this is a super cute quiet and peaceful town. You drive up through some coffee farms and come to a small road with brightly painted buildings, a hotel, restaurant and art galleries. Park alongside the road and stroll through the shops. The restaurant is the only one in town and really good. There... More 

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Eugene, Oregon
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

This is a small strip of a town in the hills above Kona. Plenty of shops and gallarys and if you happen to be there the first Friday night of a month the whole town is alive with sidewalk sales, music and food vendors. Fun Fun Fun

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Kailua-Kona, Hawaii
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I love Holualoa, with all it's shops and galleries, and it's Festival of Lights during December is fantastic.

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Took a little trip up to see Holualoa Café. Nice little village with a few shops and gorgeous views. Well worth the short drive from Kona.

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Victoria, Canada
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

With its large population of descendants of Japanese immigrants from 1868 on, the Big Island has a fascinating history, culture and mix of ethnicities -- mostly non-white. Visit Holualua from Kailua-Kona to get a sense of that history -- it was a largely Japanese-American village in the only sugar-growing district on the west side of the island (most of the... More 

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Los Angeles, California
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed January 6, 2017

This is a small town about 4 miles away from downtown Kona with little shops and art galleries to walk through. Not the same things you will find in Kona, and some nice local art and artists can be found here! There is also0 a wonderful cafe up there which might be the best reason for going up there! A... More 

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Madison, Wisconsin
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed December 31, 2016

Paul's Place is a unique experience if there ever was one. Paul Ester, Lance and all the other folks like Manny who helps out all add to the welcoming and easy vibe only found here.

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Boise, Idaho
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed December 29, 2016

Very enjoyable place as a artists colony to get some down time from the city and the hubbub. Nice view from the UCC coffee station and the cafe in town has very good food, even Paul's Place a small store has friendly people.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed December 10, 2016

We were staying very close about 10 minutes walking to the village. We were lucky enough to be there for the first Friday art walk where all of the art shops were open with entertainment and some with wine. All crafts are made by local talented people and was fun to talk to the shop owners, think we might have... More 

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Kailua-Kona, Hawaii
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 25, 2016

There is a tiny post office, a ukulele store, a delicious restaurant, and several very small but historical buildings lovingly refurbished for art displays. Don't rush. Take your time and enjoy wonderful encounters with this tight community.

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