About The Big Island
Welcome to Kohala, Hawaii
Rich in Culture, History and Natural Beauty…The true, authentic Hawaii awaits you in Kohala. Located on the Island of Hawaii, also known as the Big Island, Kohala encompasses the historic districts of South and North Kohala. Come immerse yourself in Hawaii’s rich culture and heritage, rooted in centuries of history. Enjoy picturesque towns of Hawi and Kapaau. These towns have all the quaint charm of old Hawaiian villages and are filled with the amenities of today. Kohala is home to unique galleries and boutiques, fabulous eateries offering local and regional cuisine and historical landmarks and buildings. If you like the thrill of adventure, Kohala offers more than a few activities! Come visit lush, green Kohala, breathe in the fresh, clean air, experience the essence of Aloha and you'll understand why Kohala, Hawaii is a destination like no other and a must-see in the Hawaiian Islands.
Visiting Kohala allows you to sample a taste of Old Hawaii. One of the most historic regions in Hawaii, Kohala is the birthplace of King Kamehameha who united the Hawaiian Islands under one kingdom in 1795. Kohala was also one of the largest producers of sugar cane with numerous mills throughout the North Kohala region. The last mill closed in the mid-1970s and much of the land today is used for private stewardship or the production of agricultural crops. Kohala boasts a unique multicultural heritage and history where Hawaiian, Pacific Islander, Asian, European, Latino, Anglo and other cultural influences are a part of everyday life.
Whether you want to shop for beautiful locally made jewelry, sample local organic fruit and veggies from the Kohala Farmers Market, try zip lining or scuba diving, experience a Kohala waterfalls adventure, explore unique artist owned galleries, enjoy Kohala’s events and festivals, get a facial or massage, sample local cuisines from Kohala’s restaurants and cafes, or hike into remote valleys with black sand beaches, Kohala has you covered.When visiting Kohala, you’ll find its spectacular weather - perfect for outdoor activities, including swimming, diving, snorkeling, hiking, biking, horseback riding, ATV tours, ziplining tours, kayak ditch tours, tennis and playing on some of Hawaii’s best golf courses along the Kohala Coast. No matter what your adventure, you are sure to have an incredible experience!
The beauty of Kohala will leave you in awe with charming historic plantation towns set amidst a backdrop of the dramatic Kohala Mountains and rugged Kohala coast and an endless, timeless blue sky that are cooled by the Kohala trade winds. Kohala is truly a magical place with a warm, enduring spirit. From the kindness of its community residents to its breathtaking beauty, Kohala is a place that inspires, amazes and replenishes the soul.
Come experience the spectacular culture, abundance of activities and breathtaking landscape that are uniquely Kohala!
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Kohala has a tropical climate with warm temperatures year-round.
June Weather in Kohala:
Average High Temperature: 84 °F
Average Low Temperature: 71°F
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Standard 120v/60Hz voltage electricity is used in the United States. More information on international electricity
The US Dollar
) is the currency of the United States. Credit cards are widely accepted; VISA and MASTERCARD are the most popular. Traveler’s checks are accepted at currency exchanges or banks, but are not as widely accepted. For the latest currency exchange click here