Papaikou-Wailea, Big Island, Hawaii: Hula Dancer Photo Op

On the way to Akaka Falls, watch for Mana's Aloha Farm and its plywood hula dancer photo op.

Address:
State Hwy 22, Papaikou-Wailea, Big Island, HI
Directions:
10 miles north of Hilo, off the Hawaii Belt Rd. State Hwy 22 at the junction with Aloaka Falls Rd.
Admission:
Free.
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Hula Dancer Photo Op

A minor diversion, worth noting relative to the scarcity of unnatural attractions in Hawaii. On the east side of the big island, State Hwy 22 cuts inland to see one thing: Akaka Falls. A trail takes you to spectacular views in the rain forest -- the falls plummet 422 feet.

So go see that wonder. But on the way there, keep an eye out on the left for a roadside fruit stand for Mana's Aloha Farm, with a plywood hula dancer photo op.

[10/26/2010]

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