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Experience the flavors of Hawaii

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During your time in Hawaii, you are likely to see some unfamiliar things on menus and experience island flavors very different from what you find at home. Hawaii truly is a melting pot of different cultures, and one of the best ways to experience this diversity is through food. Start your day the Hawaiian way……

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Our favorite picks for family fun on the Big Island of Hawaii

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The Big Island of Hawaii is a wonderful destination for a family vacation, with lots of family-friendly places and things to do. After the beach, here are some of our favorite activities for family fun! Go wild at Pana’ewa Rainforest Zoo With free admission, beautiful landscaping, diverse animals and a cool playground, Pana’ewa Rainforest Zoo…

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Brews with a view – Explore the Big Island’s local craft breweries

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For craft beer lovers, spring is one of the best times of year on the Big Island. Each year in early March is the popular Kona Brewers Festival, taking place this year on Saturday, March 9. The festival is held outdoors, against the backdrop of the Pacific Ocean in downtown Kailua-Kona, where you can sample…

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The iconic sounds of the islands

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When it comes to the music of Hawaii, there is nothing as iconic as the beautiful, rhythmic sound of the ‘ukulele. Even if you are thousands of miles away, just a few chords can transport you back to the warmth of the islands. Annual Waikoloa ‘Ukulele Festival If you’re lucky enough to be on the…

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Soak in the culture – and the sunshine – of Hawaii

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One of the things that makes the Big Island of Hawaii so special is how the beautiful Hawaiian language and culture is interwoven into daily life … from the Hawaiian words and phrases, to the Hawaiian slack key guitar and ukulele music, to the keiki (children) and kupuna (elders) dancing the hula. Opportunities to learn…

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