The Most Criminally Overlooked Town In Hawaii And Why You Need To Visit

Located just 12 miles south of the famous Kailua-Kona is a lovely Hawaiian town that is – unfortunately – all too often overlooked for more resort-saturated spots along Hawaii Island’s Kona Coast. Captain Cook, a small town with a population of just 3,400 individuals, is full of Hawaiian history, and plenty of charm. Whether you live on Hawaii Island, or are simply on vacation, you will certainly not regret a day spent exploring this picturesque and historic little Hawaiian town. Here are just 11 of the most incredible places to visit in Captain Cook.

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