Kailua Village Business Improvement District (KVBID) launched a free smartphone application that users can download to learn more about history, significant sites & things to do along Royal Footsteps Along the Kona Coast, the state’s 2nd Hawaii Scenic Byway. The Kona Royal Footsteps APP is an interpretive experience that focuses on Alii Drive’s roughly 7 miles of roadway with seven centuries of archaeological, historic & cultural traditions and more than 2 dozen impressive points of interest.
KING KAMEHAMEHA DAY PARADE IN KAILUA VILLAGE — June 15, 2013. West Hawaiʻi will gather to honor the great aliʻi, King Kamehameha I, who established the first capital of the united Hawaiian Kingdom here in Kailua-Kona at Kamakahonu. It starts at 9 AM @ Royal Kona Resort, then heads north on Aliʻi Drive past Kamakahonu Beach near the pier, then up Palani Road to Kuakini Hwy. Adorned in the flowers & colors of the Hawaiian Islands, regal Paʻu riders on horseback will represent the 8 islands.
KONA LŪʻAU INFO — BIG ISLAND LUAUS (booking agent). There is a wide variety of lūʻau on the Big Island we offer, including the Sheraton Kona Lūʻau, Royal Kona Lūʻau, Island Breeze Lūʻau, and Gathering of the Kings Lūʻau. Regardless of which lūʻau you choose, Big Island Luaus can save you money. Be sure to ask about group rates. When you’re planning & reserving lūʻau on the Big Island, go no further than Big Island Luaus - we have all of the best lūʻau at the best prices! (8/13/2013)
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.