After leaving the Volcanoes National Park, we decided to drive around the Island to Kona. On the way there, we stopped at Punaluʻu Beach. This is one of the most famous black sand beach in Hawaii. You can often see endangered Hawksbill turtles and green turtles basking in the sun on the beach.
Kaaloa’s Super J’s
After leaving Punaluʻu Beach we were on the search for authentic Hawaiian food. A quick Yelp search uncovered Super J’s. This unassuming and modest restaurant is easy to pass by on the highway. In fact, we did! A quick turn around and we arrived. Keep in mind that even though they say they are open to 6:30, they close when they run out of food. This was one of the best Hawaiin foods we experienced. Do not pass this by!
Voyagers of the Pacific Luau
A must do an event when you visit any of the Hawaiian Islands is attending a Luau. We picked the Voyagers of the Pacific Luau. The venue sits between two hotels in a palm tree lined courtyard. The stage is set perfectly to the setting sun with waves crashing against the shore. The food was excellent and the