Location, location, location rings true for this recently renovated oceanfront hotel in downtown Kona. Previously the site of the capital of the Hawaiian Kingdom, the building is situated on the west side of the Kona Harbor. The hotel is within a 5-minute walk of the Hulihe`e Palace Museum, two minutes to shops and has seasonal Luaus. Kona Boys run a SUP, kayak rental program right on front on the beach. The rooms include a refrigerator and coffee machines with Kona coffee. The King Kamehameha’s Kona Beach Hotel rooms are modern with island and nature inspired décor. Honu’s on the Beach Restaurant is open daily for breakfast and dinner. To book click here (my Priceline affiliate account) email mimi@HawaiiIslander.com.