Hawaii (Big Island) Journals

Paradise in Hawaii

A June 2004 trip to Hawaii (Big Island) by elpaso2

Kona Coast Resort Photo, Kailua Kona, Hawaii More Photos
Quote: This was a follow-up to our 10th wedding anniversary trip, when we went to Maui and Honolulu. We loved Hawaii so much that we could not wait to bring our children. In 2004 we brought our children; they, too, became hooked. Read on to find out why!

Paradise in Hawaii

Overview

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The highlight of this trip was returning to El Paso with a two-bedroom timeshare. Apart from the usual sightseeing that you plan to do, I advise that you check out timeshare ownership. Of the three islands that we have visited, we prefer the Big Island. We enjoyed Volcano National Park. We were staying on the west side of the island, so the drive was long, but breathtaking. We chose to go around the south of the island and passed many sights that we wanted to see. By the time we got to the park, we had time to walk out to where the volcano runoff can be seen slowly moving. By car, we went through the park and looked at each trail, took a few pictures, and then headed back to Kona. The driv...Read More

Kona Coast Resort

Hotel | "Kona Coast Resort I"

Kona Coast Resort Photo, Kailua Kona, Hawaii
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We were swept off our feet when we walked through the door of this unit. It was very spacious with a living room/dining room combined. The kitchen was a full kitchen with a washer and dryer. The kitchen was an open concept with a divider counter between the dining room and kitchen. The view from the dining room table was breathtaking. We faced the ocean, so every night at dinner we witnessed this incredible sunset. The lanai was the length of the condo with an eight-seating dining room table and two lounge chaises. The decorations were charming. The condo was like home the minute we walked in. We had one bathroom that was huge with beautiful tile countertops, two sinks, a shower, ...Read More

Member Rating 5 out of 5 on September 18, 2005

Kona Coast Resort
78-6842 Alii Drive
Kailua Kona, Hawaii 96740
(808) 324-1721

Hard Rock Cafe

Restaurant

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We sat outside and had a view of the harbour and the sunset. This is a very casual restaurant where the locals go. The food was very good, and we enjoyed watching the locals playing volleyball in a field next door.

Member Rating 3 out of 5 on September 18, 2005

Hard Rock Cafe
75-5815 Ali'i Drive
Kailua Kona 96740
(808) 329-8866