Visitors at the Kilauea Caldera at Hawaii Volcanoes National Park

Unforgettable Adventures: Exploring Hawaii Volcanoes National Park on the Big Island

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Are you ready to embark on a journey of awe-inspiring beauty and raw natural power? Look no further than Hawaii Volcanoes National Park, nestled on the breathtaking Big Island of Hawaii. This enchanting destination offers visitors a glimpse into the heart of the Earth, where molten lava flows, ancient craters beckon, and lush rainforests thrive…

Ala Kahakai Trail

Hiking Through History: Ancient Hawaiian Footpaths and Trails on the Big Island of Hawaii

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The Big Island of Hawaii, with its diverse landscapes ranging from lush rainforests to volcanic deserts, is a paradise for outdoor enthusiasts. Amidst its natural beauty lies a rich tapestry of history, with ancient footpaths and trails weaving through the island’s rugged terrain. These trails offer modern-day hikers a unique opportunity to step back in…

Couple on the beach under the stars

Starlit Romance: A Perfect Valentine’s Day Getaway on the Kohala Coast

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Valentine’s Day, the day of love and romance, is just around the corner, and what better way to celebrate than by whisking your special someone away to the enchanting Kohala Coast on the Big Island of Hawaii? Picture palm-fringed beaches, crystal-clear waters, and a starlit sky setting the stage for an unforgettable romantic getaway. In…

A-Bay Beach

Navigating the Big Island: Tips for First-Time Visitors

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Welcome to the new year, and if visiting the Big Island of Hawaii is on your agenda, congratulations! You’re in for a treat. The Big Island offers a mesmerizing blend of diverse landscapes, activities, and cultural experiences that cater to all kinds of travelers, whether you’re an adventure seeker, nature lover, or culture enthusiast. However,…

Man and child surfing

Exploring Paradise Safely: Tips for Swimming on the Big Island’s Majestic Beaches

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The Big Island of Hawaii is enchanting, with pristine beaches, azure waters, and abundant marine life awaiting your arrival. If you plan to visit the island this summer, you are in for a treat, as it is the best time to enjoy our beautiful beaches. The weather is perfect, and the waters are warmer and…

Pololu Valley Lookout

Road Trip: Exploring North Kohala

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Hawai’i Island is a great place to explore cruising by car. You don’t have to go too far to find something unique and completely different from your home base! Traveling north up the coast from the Kohala Coast resorts, you watch the terrain change from lava landscape to dry hills that grow gradually greener the…

Puako petroglyphs

The Mystery of Hawaiian Petroglyphs and Where to See Them

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Petroglyphs, or K’i’i pōhaku in Hawaiian, are found scattered throughout the island chain. However, the largest, most concentrated fields of these ancient rock carvings are found here on Hawai’i Island. Smooth, pahoehoe lava rock provided an ideal “canvas” for creating k’i’i pōhaku over the massive lava flows, cliff faces, and the soft interiors of lava…

Big Island Fireworks

Celebrating Independence Day on the Big Island: Where to See Fireworks and Have Fun

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Life on the Big Island is returning to normal, and it is exciting to see everyone’s favorite events and celebrations being announced once again! In particular, the 4th of July fireworks and parades are coming back this year. So, if you happen to be on the Big Island this Independence Day, here are some great…

Celebrating Father’s Day on the Big Island: Things to Do

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Are you visiting Hawaii for Father’s Day? There are so many fun things to do to celebrate the father figure in your life. Sometimes, the best gifts are exciting and memorable experiences rather than physical ones. If you plan to visit the Big Island in June, here are all the fun ways to spend Father’s…

Great Picnic Spots on the Kohala Coast

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A picnic can add a fun diversion to your vacation on the Big Island. With Memorial Day coming up, we decided to put together this blog post featuring the best picnic spots on the Kohala Coast. If you are staying in one of the Kohala Coast Resorts on the Big Island, you won’t have to…

Road to Hawaii Volcano National Park

Road Trip: Going to Volcano

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Hawaii Volcanoes National Park is a must on any Big Island itinerary and makes for a great day trip. The volcanoes in Hawaii are a rare treat to explore as the landscape is ever-changing and is home to seven of the world’s thirteen climates. You will pass through a lush rain forest known for precipitation…

Tropical fruit salad

The Best Places for Mother’s Day Brunch on the Big Island

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Mother’s Day is right around the corner, and if you are planning to be on the island with the mothers in your life, you are probably wondering how to celebrate it. Of course, a traditional Mother’s Day brunch is always a good option, and what can be a better place to do it than in…

Hula performance at the Merrie Monarch Festival

Celebration of Hula and Hawaiian Culture

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Hula is probably the most quintessential form of Hawaiian art. You may have seen it performed alongside the Samoan fire dance, Tahitian otea, and Maori haka, particularly in luau shows in Hawaii. But hula should not be confused with those traditions from other lands. Hula is distinctively Hawaiian, and it is much more than a…

The Best Classes to Take on the Big Island

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Vacations are not only an essential part of self-care. They are a gift of time that you can use to do something you normally wouldn’t or have no time to do. Besides the usual tourist activities like beaches and sightseeing, the Big Island offers many classes and lessons that can make your vacation more enjoyable….

Kawaihae Harbor

Explore Kawaihae and Puʻukoholā Heiau National Historic Site

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The Big Island offers a wealth of unique experiences and places to see not available anywhere else. Seeing the volcano, black sand beach, or the sunset from the Mauna Kea summit is on many visitors’ list of activities; however, they can take a lot of time, driving, and preparation, leaving you tired and exhausted at…

Hawaii airport

State of Hawaii Safe Travels Program to End March 25

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If you have been postponing your Hawaiian vacation due to travel restrictions, now is the time to change your mind. We are very excited to announce that the state’s Safe Travels program for domestic travelers will end on March 25, 2022. That means that starting March 26, travelers to Hawaii will no longer have to…

Waikoloa Beach Resort Golf Course

Big Island’s Best Golf Courses

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Golf may not first come to mind when you think of Hawaii; however, you might be surprised to know that some of the most world-renowned golf courses are located here. There are 75 golf courses in Hawaii, 17 on the Big Island, and 11 of those are along the ever sunny Kohala Coast, within about…

Things You Should Know Before Booking a Vacation Rental on Big Island

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After a year of COVID restrictions, there is a light on the end of the tunnel for Hawaii tourism. The island is getting busy, and life is coming back to normal. If you visited the island before, you may know that life is slow here, but some recent changes may surprise you and even catch…

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