"As Hawi Turns. . ." Hawi by yooperprof

Hawi Travel Guide: 3 reviews and 8 photos

"As Hawi Turns" is the name of a cute gift and provision shop on the main drag in Hawi. This is a charming little place, with well-maintained businesses catering to the tourist trade, but it's enough off the beaten path that it doesn't seem like an "exploited" village - and it is still much in touch with its sugar industry roots. You won't find any of the glam resorts nearby, and no big "chains" either.

"It's so different!"

"It's so different!" well describes Hawi, and it's also the name of a pleasant small gallery in the village. Interesting, original artwork here - more than just beach sunsets and velvet paintings of palm trees.

If you are looking for a good local place to dine,check out my restaurant review here as well.

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  • In a nutshell:the real Hawaii
  • Last visit to Hawi: Jul 2005
  • Intro Updated May 9, 2016
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  • Nov 28, 2011 at 7:47 AM

    I think the church there is definitely something to visit. It has a very different feeling there. I really enjoyed the welcome small village feel there.


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    Dec 11, 2005 at 2:11 PM

    next time head up to pololu valley, its extremely beaufitul! unfortunately my camera battery died when i went up there today.


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