This Tiny Hawaiian Town Is The Perfect Island Getaway
On the Big Island’s Kohala Coast, far away from the resorts in Kailua-Kona and the lava flows in Hawaii Volcanoes National Park, is a small town that’s big on charm. With a population of less than 2,000, Hawi is a funky little town that offers a welcome escape from the hustle and bustle of life in a bigger city. From culturally significant historic sites and family-friendly adventures to the best coffee around, awesome shopping, and phenomenal restaurants, here is (almost) everything you need to know about planning a trip to this beautiful slice of Hawaiian paradise.
That’s it, I’m booking a flight to the Big Island from Oahu and packing my bags to visit this funky little Hawaiian town. Not convinced that Hawi is the place to be? Check out these 12 incredible cities perfect for a weekend getaway!
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With more than 10 years of experience as a professional writer, Megan holds a degree in Mass Media from her home state of Minnesota. After college, she chose to trade in her winter boots for slippahs and moved to the beautiful island of Oahu, where she has been living for more than five years. She lives on the west side but is constantly taking mini-road trips across the island and visits the neighboring islands whenever she can getaway. She loves hiking, snorkeling, locally-grown coffee, and finding the best acai bowl on Oahu.