Did you know? In 2013 TripAdvisor recognized Kailua-Kona as its No. 1 "U.S. Destination on the Rise" based on a substantial increase in web visitors and engagement about the destination. Known for its world-renowned Kona coffee, Hawaiian cultural spots, and ocean adventure, Kailua-Kona is a solid visitor favorite.
And, Frommer's named Hawaii Island one of its "Top 15 Destinations for 2014," citing its ongoing volcanic eruptions, ranches, sleepy cities, coffee plantations, petroglyph-laden landscapes, and much more.
This section of our website provides recent and archived press releases for easy reference and a downloadable press kit. We also offer story ideas to help you along in your planning.
For media inquiries, fact checking, and high resolution images we invite you to contact Tammie Carpenter, public relations & social media manager, at (808) 557-8034 or by email.
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Public Relations Manager
Office: (808) 930-4873