On the way to the Waipio Valley lookout (remember, the Valley itself is closed to those who do not live or work down there), the
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The Kona Historical Society is a community-based, 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization and Smithsonian Museum affiliate that has spent the past four decades collecting, preserving, and sharing
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