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KOHALA

 NORTHERN EASTERN AREA OF THE BIG ISLAND OF HAWAII
Photography by Rodney Pygoya Chang
May 9, 2008

 

Kawaihai Harbor

 

 

 

 

Kawaihai

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Canoe club

 

 

 

This industrial area before arriving at Kawaihae Harbor

 

 

 

Kawaihai ridge living

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Highway 19 - close to Kawaihai looking at Kona-Kailua in distance

A video on how it looks driving on Highway 19

 

 

 

 

On Highway 19 driving to Hawai and Kapaau

 

 

 

 

Highway 19

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Horses grazing below

 

 

 

Highway 19 - viewing back at Kona coast, going towards Hawai

 

 

 

 

Snow in Hawaii!  postcard:  Kohala coastline with snow capped Mauna Kea in the backgound

 

 

 

 

Highway 19 lined with trees as you get closer to Hawai and Kapaau, close to the northern point of the island; lots of northeastern wind
howl through the trees

 

 

 


Sleepy town of Kapaau, 2 miles from Hawai

 

 

 

 

Between Kapaau and Hawai - note the ocean at the northern tip of the Big Island

 

 

 

 

Hawi town - main street

 

 

 

 



Available (what I can to see) - 2 retail spaces, 2 residential above and behind - $750,000

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

My rental white car (Mercury Marquis, a "full size car" at Hertz 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Hawai tatoo parlor

 

 

 

Store front

 

 

 

Hawai street

 

 

 

Hawai herd

 

 

 

On the way towards Waimea from Hawi

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

To Waimea, also called Kamuela

 

 

 

Parker Ranch now has around 250,000 acres; the green hills made me recall photos I've seen of Ireland

 

 

 

postcard: Some of the hired hands - cowboys have been working the herds since the 1830s, way before the arrival of cowboys of the
 American Wild West.  For example Wyatt Earp was born in 1848 and the gunfight at O.K. Corral in Tombstone, Arizona occurred in 1881.

 

 

 

Waimea below

 

 

 

 

Just into Waimea

 

 

 

Coming into Waimea town

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Old style ranch house for cowboy families; typical shutters

 

 

 

Horses still abound, here's one on the "wet side" of Kamuela

 

 

 

 

A Pinto

 

 

 

Life style Waimea

 

 

 

Lush empty lot

 

 

Another ridge on the wet side of Kamuela

 

 

 

 

Wet side neighborhood; note the afternoon fog staring to descend

 

 

 

 

Wild turkeys in someone's yard.  Wonder what happens on Thanksgiving?

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

But there is downtown and a bit of traffic after school and coming home from work. The commercial area is on the dry side of Waimea.

 

 

 

 

Hub of town activity at the Parker Ranch Center; has a nice centrally located food court - includes Chinese, Mexican, Pizza, Japanese foods

 

 

 

Available mixed zoning condo

 

 

 

 

A Mauna Kea observatory administration center

 

 

 

 

Nice, cool and breezy country living in Waimea! 
 A possible gallery?

 

 

 

 

 

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