An annual event gathering filmmakers, speakers, exhibits, and incredible films, the Waimea Ocean Film Festival provides a unique, Hawaiian film experience to moviegoers.
Discover Kohala Activities
Kohala boasts world-class golf courses, pristine white sand beaches and some of the islands best historic sites. Often called the Gold Coast, this is where you will find some of the most beautiful, sun-soaked, tropical beaches on the island. Kohala coast activities are numerous and include Kohala diving, world famous Hapuna Beach State Park that is hidden gems like Kukio Beach and Kikaua Point Beach Park, exploring the many amazing Kohala beaches could fill up most of a Hawaii vacation.
The list of water sports you can do on the Big Island is endless, from snorkeling and surfing to sunset cruises and sport fishing and all of these are available as Kohala activities. As an added bonus, the Kohala area has amazing outdoor activities; it is full of unique hiking trails, sightseeing opportunities and interesting historic temples, cities and petroglyph sites, so whatever your activity preference, you won’t run out of things to do on the Kohala coast.
With the larger resorts dotted along the Kohala coast, it offers some of the Big Island’s best shopping opportunities. Offering airy outdoor shopping centers like the Queen’s Marketplace, King’s Shops and Shops at Mauna Lani, the Kohala shopping scene is diverse and expansive. Many of the shops in these centers present fun evening entertainment such as Kozy’s Tiki Palace Magic and Comedy show and the new Waikoloa Luxury Cinemas.