Dahana Ranch

Dahana Ranch outside Waimea is AWESOME for trail rides. They have a beautiful landscape (rolling green hills as far as the eye can see like a movie landscape), calm, tranquil horses, and really nice guides (we got to go with one of the family who owns the place which has 11 siblings). Her sharing her …
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The Foot Trail

The foot trail at the end of the White Rd. in Waimea is closed due to hazardous conditions. We called the Hawaii Land Management office and they said that it would not be reopened. I recommend taking it off the map (driving there was a waste of our time). The Waikoloa Petroglyph Preserve deserves a …
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Book Was Super Helpful

Your book was super helpful and made our trip great! Restaurant reviews were dead-on and really helped us to find good places to eat. We stayed at the Mauna Lani for our first 4 nights. Using your map on page 53, I saw the foot trails and decided that hiking from beach to beach would …
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The Honoka’a People’s Theater in Honoka’a

The Honoka’a People’s Theater in Honoka’a, a mile off the road which leads to the Waipio Valley, is a real gem. A small art house theater that dates back to the ’20s it also serves delicious coffee drinks made with local coffee, smoothies, sandwiches and baked goods made with primarily local, organic produce. The mac …
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Tres Mex. Fabulous Mexican food

Tres Mex. Fabulous Mexican food at a small kiosk type of stand in Wiakoloa Village Highland shopping center, great prices and lots of food. The Burrito Grande can feed two people and the pork version is out of this world. Couldn’t find it in your book and it should be in there. Tacos are better …
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What Readers Have to Say

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- J. Bearden, HI