The Kona District makes up about two-thirds of the West side of the Big Island, Hawaii. North Kona is the sunny part of the Island of Hawaii, also referred to as Kailua-Kona. It is located at the point where the Hualalai volcano meets the ocean and is among the best places to live in Hawaii.
In this part of the Island of Hawaii, you will see many coffee farms and historical landmarks. Some historic places worthy of note include the Ahuena Heiau at Kamakahonu, Hulihee Palace, and Mokuaikaua Church. It is known that King Kamehameha spent his last years in Kailua-Kona.
North Kona is the liveliest part of town on the western coast of the Big Island. The Northern part of Kailua-Kona is home to the Kaloko-Honokohau National Historical Park. This 1160-acre park allows you to explore early heiau (temples), petroglyphs, and sacred fishponds.
Residents in North Kona have a long list of activities to enjoy in the perpetual sunshine here. Kailua Village in North Kona is a historic seaside town where residents can get fresh seafood, drink delicious Kona coffee, explore the Village of downtown Kona, and take part in seaside activities at the crystal clear waters of Kailua Bay and Keauhou to the south.