Enjoy the longest day of the year in paradise

Things to do

Happy summer solstice! Here in Waikoloa on the Big Island of Hawaii, the sun rose over the mountain at 5:43 a.m., and will set into the sea at 7:07 tonight, giving us a total of 13 hours, 23 minutes of sunshine in paradise on the longest day of the year.

One day, many adventures…

One of the things that makes the Big Island so special is the opportunity to experience the polar opposites this island offers. For example, you can start your day watching the sun rise from the top of Mauna Kea, the tallest sea mountain in the world, bundled up in a warm jacket and sipping a cup of cocoa.

From summit to sea…

Then, you can end your day on the beach, toes in the sand, sipping a cold drink while the sun slips into the sea. (Maybe you’ll even see the legendary green flash as the sun disappears into the horizon!) It’s experiences like this that make us proud to call Hawaii our home, and why many of our visitors return year after year.

Ready to experience the Big Island?

If you’d like to experience the opposites of the Big Island, we invite you to start planning your trip by visiting our website. We can help you find the perfect vacation rental, whether you’re looking for a cozy studio for two or a luxurious villa for a large group.

Vacation rentals on the Big Island – Mauna Lani Golf Villas

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This luxury gated community is located in the peaceful, quiet Mauna Lani resort. The three-bedroom, three-bath villas offer beautiful mountain and golf course views, quality, high-end furnishings, gourmet kitchens, spacious bed and bathrooms, and private lanais.

Access your own private beach club

Guests also have access to the private Mauna Lani Beach Club, home to some of the island’s very best snorkeling. Enjoy the free use of chaise lounges and cabanas, rent a kayak or stand-up paddleboard, and grab a bite at the waterfront bar and restaurant.

Dining, shopping, entertainment

The nearby hotels and Shops at Mauna Lani offer a wide range of dining, shopping and entertainment options.

Save on your Hawaii vacation rental

Remember, you can save 10% on your vacation rental when you book direct with us and mention “Aloha escape” in your reservation.

We hope to see you soon – a hui hou!

Images courtesy of CucombreLibreJason, and Nigella Hillgarth.


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