CALENDAR OF EVENTS IN HISTORIC KAILUA VILLAGE — Kona, Hawaiʻi. This very useful calendar includes all events in downtown Kailua Village. ❖The “Kokua Kailua” stroll & savor on the 3rd Sunday of each month is very popular. ❖Outrigger canoe races from Kailua Pier. ❖Sports events such as the Peaman Biathlon, Trashcan Triathlon, Alii Challenge Swim, Path Runs & of course the Ironman Triathlon. ❖Cultural, art & craft fairs. ❖Fishing tournaments, including the International Billfish Tournament.
KONA VILLAGE RESORT: In 1961 on the shores of Kahuwai Bay at a village once called Manuahi arrived Johnno Jackson & wife Helen. Envisioning building a true Polynesian resort, Johnno opened Kona Village in 1965. After 45 years of welcoming guests, many which are considered ‘ohana (family), the resort has closed its doors for an extended period of time due to significant structural & property damage from the March 11, 2011 tsunami. Info & updates on the re-opening (est.2014) will be provided here.
Puʻuhonua O Hōnaunau National Historical Park, Big Island of Hawaiʻi — Also known as Place of refuge, this is one of our favorite places of Old Hawaiʻi. Serene, peaceful, beautiful. A taste of history & ancient culture with the beautiful Pacific as a backdrop.
Exploring sea caves on the Kona Coast is a fun boomer travel adventure!