|Learn Hawaiian before you go|
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|Hit the sand ... a black-sand beach is only a 20 minute drive. And you're only 30 minutes from a large beach expanse of white sands and warm ocean waters.
Spend time shopping and "talk story" with the artists and artisans of Hawi.
Parker Ranch, Waipio Valley, botanical gardens, waterfalls .......
....... and quaint little towns are all in a morning's drive.