- TripBuzz found 79 things to do with kids in or near Puako, Hawaii, including 75 fun activities for kids in nearby cities within 25 miles like Waikoloa, Kailua-Kona, Waimea and Kawaihae.
- From King Kayak Hawaii to Puako Bay, the Puako area offers 55 different types of family activities, including: Bay, Kayaking, Beaches and Farms & Ranches.
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82-6188 Mamalahoa Hwy, Captain Cook, HI 96704 MoreLess Info
Amy B.H. Greenwell Ethnobotanical Garden is home to multiple species of endemic, indigenous, and Polynesian-introduced plants which flourished before the arrival of Captain Cook. The garden also maintains a varied landscape which comprises of coastal and argicultural lands as well as dry and upland forests.
Ueshima Coffee Company is a Japanese firm whose Hawaiian branch specializes in manufacturing and selling Kona Coffee. The company also offers the visitors a guided tour of the estate as well as the opportunity to roast their own personal brand of coffee.
The only establishment of this kind in America, Kona Coffee Living History Farm was founded in the 1920's. The visitors can walk through the coffee orchards, and can sample the beans themselves. A living history program and artifacts complete the tour.
The Ueshima Coffee Company is a coffee brewing estate that produces 100% Kona coffee for sale to the public. The estate offers tours of the estate to give visitors an inside look into the coffee producing process.
Visually-striking Manini Kapahukapu Beach features clear water, soaring palm trees and unusual lava formations. The bay is often choppy, and visitors are advised to stay on land unless the water is calm. The beach is a favorite among children because of its fine-grained sand and shallow, warm water.
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83-5401 Paintd Church Road, Captain Cook, HI 96704 MoreLess Info
Overlooking the Kealakekua Bay and the National Park, Paleaku Gardens Peace Sanctuary is home to a wide range of tropical plants and orchids as well as many ancient Hawaiian petroglyphs and Tibetan Sand paintings which can be reached through the paved walking trails that line the gardens.
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84-5140 Painted Church Rd Captain Cook, Honaunau, HI 96704 MoreLess Info
Erected in honor of Saint Benedict, The Painted Church is a Roman Catholic parish on the Big Island of Hawaii. It is perched on the shores of Kealakekua Bay and is an active parish known for its charitable work with mentally ill residents. Modestly-dressed visitors are always welcome.
A remnant of an ancient volcanic eruption, the Pua Po o Lava Tube is a must-see for volcano enthusiasts. Visitors are permitted to hike there alone, but ranger-guided tours offer additional insight into the origin and importance of the lava tube.