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Fodor's Choice Sights in Big Island
Akaka Falls State Park
A meandering 10-minute loop trail takes you to the best spots...
Anna Ranch Heritage Center
Named after the "First Lady" of Hawaii ranching, Anna Lindsey...
Captain Cook Monument
No one knows for sure what happened on February 14, 1779, when...
|Memorials / Monuments||Kona Coast|
Hapuna Beach State Recreation Area
One of Hawaii's finest white-sand beaches, Hapuna is a half-mi-long...
Hawaii Volcanoes National Park
Since the latest eruption began in 1983, Kilauea Volcano has...
|Volcano, Parks||Hawaii Volcanoes National Park|
A lovely two-story oceanfront home surrounded by jewel green...
|Castles / Palaces||Kailua-Kona|
Ka Lae (South Point)
Windswept Ka Lae is the southernmost point of land in the United...
Hands-down one of the most beautiful beaches on the island, Kaunaoa...
This underwater marine reserve is one of the most beautiful spots...
|Bodies of Water, Viewpoints||Kona Coast|
Panaewa Rainforest Zoo & Gardens
Billed as "the only natural tropical rain-forest zoo in the United...
|Zoos / Aquariums||Hilo|
A great stop on a south southeast-bound trip to the volcano...
Puuhonua O Honaunau National Historical Park
This 420-acre National Historical Park is the best preserved...
Puukohola Heiau National Historic Site
In 1790 a prophet told King Kamehameha to build a heiau on top...
|Historic Districts / Sites||Kohala Coast|
Bounded by 2,000-foot cliffs, the "Valley of the Kings" was once...
|Nature Preserves||Hamakua Coast|
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