Fall in Love with Hawaii's Kohala Coast

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A Piece of Paradise

When vacationers dream up images of Hawaii, they imagine turquoise water, incredible sunrises, even better sunsets and volcanoes. And they are right. But if they don't visit the Kohala Coast, a 20-mile stretch of coastline located on the western side of the Big Island, they won't experience one of the most magical looking destinations that the state has to offer. Here, more than a dozen reasons why a visit will be more than just a fun time—it will be life-changing. By Ayana Byrd

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