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Kohala Mountain Road

Route 250, Hawi, Island of Hawaii, HI
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Incredibly Beautiful Drive

After leaving the low country of the Kona Coast, you head up towards Waimea, but turn before going... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Knoxville, TN
Goods views and easy drive

The views were good (but only one place prepared for stopping if you come from the Waimea side) and... read more

Reviewed 3 August 2017
Matilda F
Mannheim, Germany
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Route 250, Hawi, Island of Hawaii, HI
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

After leaving the low country of the Kona Coast, you head up towards Waimea, but turn before going that far. You start climbing the mountain and soon you are in the high county with cooler air. The view changes and soon you are up in...More

1  Thank gldnpupper27
Reviewed 3 August 2017

The views were good (but only one place prepared for stopping if you come from the Waimea side) and the drive was easy. You can go back by the coast. Landscape totally different than on the rest of the island.

1  Thank Matilda F
Reviewed 19 June 2017

Some scenerary which if you haven't experienced before is interesting for about 10 minutes. After that it became more like West Texas (repeating the same thing on the same road).

Thank dwhittington
Reviewed 6 June 2017

Mountain road, not very crowded, with plenty of places to stop and enjoy the view. A great get-away!

Thank walkerbob
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Reviewed 3 June 2017 via mobile

Best part is you can end up in charming artsy Hawi. Amazing views. Usually good weather. Great way to spend the day on the Big Island

1  Thank A TripAdvisor Member
Reviewed 7 May 2017

This road goes from Hawi on the northern coast to Waimea in the north central part of the island. It slowly climbs to around 4000 feet and then reverses down toward Waimea. It passes through part of the Parker Ranch land. Take your time and...More

2  Thank SabreSailor
Reviewed 17 April 2017

We drove to the north end of the island from Waikoloa and thoroughly enjoyed the beautiful scenery, which included the drier leeward side of the island and then turned into the mountain valley. On this portion of the drive, the scenery changed dramatically, with lush...More

1  Thank PamRoad
Reviewed 14 April 2017

The view changes as you round each bend: mountain, sea, sky, farms, orchards, ranches, cows, and plenty of unspoiled nature. Highly recommended

1  Thank DerAlteBach
Reviewed 10 April 2017 via mobile

it was a beautiful drive up through the clouds and back down. the views were spectacular of the ocean and the ranches

Thank Melanie S
Reviewed 1 April 2017 via mobile

We were in awe of the beautiful scenery of the Kohala Mountain Road. It was so peaceful and pastoral. Definitely a place I want visit again, but much more slowly.

1  Thank Jacqueline L
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