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  • Is it safe in Kona?
    Yes! Kona is safe for travelers and residents and crime rates are much lower than most cities across the United States. While Kona is very safe to travel around, visitors should always follow these safety tips:
    • Use a credit card or bank card to avoid carrying large amounts of cash
    • Leave your valuables in your hotel room safe
    • Don't leave items unattended on the beach
    • Don't share too much information about yourself with strangers
    • If you are keeping items in the trunk of your car, put them in before your destination
    • Keep your hotel door and glass door to the lanai locked
    • Always keep your cellphone and charger with you
    • Use front pockets for your wallet and key cards
    • Travel in groups and plan your itinerary ahead of time