Kona home of yummy yummy Kona coffee ! The city of Kona is located on the west coast of the Big island. Kona is the setting for the oldest food fesatival in hawaii. You gueesed it the Kona Coffee Festival, complete with picking contest, recipie contest,art exhibits and more. The city also plays host to the anual Kona Marathon, truely a runners delight due the the mild climate and unbeatable scenery.
The city is littered with historical buildings, that offer visitors a glimpse of "Old Hawaii", you might even think you've gone back in time to the 1930s in some neighborhoods. But its not all just about coffee and history, Kona also has many aspects of a modern thriving city, including Kona international Airport. Kona offers easy access to some really great hiking, and mountian bike trail areas, and boasts the oldest operational skate park in the U.S.A