Hawai'i the Big Island - Ka'u (PDF Chapter)
Much of Kaʻu, the southernmost district in Hawaiʻi, feels comfortably stuck in the mid 20th-century. Old plantation towns fringe a sparse wind-swept coastal zone along the deep blue Pacific – the longest uninhabited coastline on the island.
- plunge off the edge of the earth into South Point’s crystal-blue waters teeming with fish
- explore Kaʻu’s rich cultural heritage and astounding ecological diversity on an excellent ranger-led hike around Kahuku
- dig your toes into the inky black sands of Punaluʻu at a respectful distance from nesting sea turtles
- restaurants & accommodation
Coverage includes: Best Places to Stroll, Pahala, Punaluʻu, Naʻalehu, South Point (Ka Lae), Ocean View & Around, Kahuku Unit.