Puako Petroglyph Preserve
Holoholokai Beach Park
Forget about sand and swimming and instead enjoy picnicking and strolling at this pleasantly uncrowded beach, blanketed by chunks of...
Star Gaze Hawaii
Take advantage of Kohala's consistently clear night skies with professional astronomers and equipment.
Spa Without Walls
Treatments can be done in alfresco hale (houses), hidden amid orchids, coconut palms, waterfalls, streams and lily ponds. Treatments...
A nice spot to unwind at sunset, with specialty drinks and tapas (small plates). The fish or burger sliders (three per order for under...
Brown's Beach House
The prices might deter you, but Brown's remains a standout for those willing to pay. Expect gracious service and the finest local...
Puako Petroglyph Preserve information
With more than 3000 petroglyphs, this preserve is among the largest collections of ancient lava carvings in Hawaii. The simple pictures might not make sense to you, but viewed together, they are fascinating and worth a visit.
The ¾-mile walk from Holoholokai Beach Park to the preserve adds to the experience: take the well-marked trail at the parking lot. The walk is easy but rocky; wear sturdy footwear and expect blazing sun.