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Kona Coast

The west coast of Hawaii's Big Island is known universally as the "Kona Side" (In Hawaiian mean Leeward Side) as distinguished from the East Coast and "Hilo Side" of the Island. The Kona side is dry and sunny with contrasting landscape of row, black lava rock often compare as a moonscape and old growth tropical tree and flowering exotic plant you make think you are in historic section of tropical island.
the Kona coast is where the legendary British explorer Capt. James Cook first sighted Hawaii. The village also was home to King Kamehameha the Great, who made it the new nation's first capitol after subduing rival chiefs in the early 1800s.

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