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Christmas In Kailua Kona, Hawaii

Hoku Nui lighted for Christmas parade

Happy Holidays from Sea Paradise!  Join us on the Hoku Nui for an award-winning snorkel or manta ray tour!

A Christmas Kaleidoscope in Kailua-Kona, Hawaii

In Kailua-Kona, Christmas isn’t confined to cozy cabins and frosted windowpanes. Here, the festive spirit dances to the rhythm of the ocean, infusing the balmy air with a tropical twist. Forget frosty landscapes – picture swaying palm trees strung with twinkling lights, their fronds rustling like festive bells in the trade winds.

Festivities with an Island Flair:

The town of Kailua-Kona transforms into a vibrant tapestry of Christmas cheer. Local shops burst with vibrant plumeria wreaths and hibiscus ornaments, while streets echo with the cheerful strumming of ukuleles playing island-infused carols. Instead of a traditional Santa parade, you might witness a flotilla of brightly decorated canoes adorned with twinkling lights and festive leis, gliding serenely across the Kailua Bay.

Nature’s Christmas Wonderland:

Christmas in Kailua-Kona isn’t just about decorations and celebrations; it’s an invitation to embrace the island’s natural beauty. Snorkel alongside colorful fish amidst coral reefs decorated with festive ornaments, or hike through lush rainforests where crimson poinsettias bloom like nature’s Christmas ornaments. Watch humpback whales breaching in the turquoise waters, their songs intermingling with joyful Christmas melodies wafting from nearby beaches.


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