Category Archives: Big Island

Hawaii vacation deals & news: November 24, 2015


* Outrigger Resorts have a short-term cyber sale with Hawaii rooms starting at $79. You must book by December 7, 2015 for stays through November 22, 2016. See this link for more information. * Turtle Bay Resort on Oahu’s North Shore is offering rates from $229 for select 2016 dates. You must book between November 27 – 30, 2015 for ... Read More »

New updates on our Hawaii (Big) Island restaurant guide


We’re fresh off a trip to Hawaii Island where we had excellent dining experiences. So, we just updated Hawaii (Big) Island vacation restaurant guide. We create our restaurant guides as if we are writing it for our friends and family. As such, we take our recommendations very seriously. We put an emphasis on restaurants with ocean views that offer both ... Read More »

Hawaii (Big) Island Weather Guide


The diverse climates of Hawaii make this island so fascinating to visit. Within a short drive you can travel from a very arid area to a lush, tropical rainforest. In fact we describe one of our favorite scenic drives that travels through these amazing climate extremes. Temperatures on Hawaii, the Big Island Due to Hawaii’s proximity to the equator, there’s ... Read More »

Aloha Friday Photo: Kona Coffee


Mahalo to Ralf Benayad for sharing this Kona coffee photo with us for Aloha Friday Photos.Ralf noted that Kona coffee is known as one of the best coffees in the world. This photo shows the colorful coffee cherries in varying degrees of ripening. The famous Kona coffee bean is inside the cherry. A great way to enjoy Kona coffee along with ... Read More »

Hawaii vacation deals & news: September 22, 2015


* Germaine’s Luau on Oahu is offering steeply discounted tickets for the buffet and show on LivingSocial. This deal reduces the normal price of admission from $88 to $45. Learn more here. * Four Seasons Resort Oahu is now accepting reservations! This resort in Ko Olina will be the first property on Oahu managed by the luxury Four Seasons brand. ... Read More »

Aloha Friday Photo: Rainbow Falls on Hawaii, the Big Island

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Mahalo to @TehWins for sharing this excellent photo with us for Aloha Friday Photos. He took this photo while he was on his Big Island honeymoon, which he described as “pure magic.” TehWins’ photo is of Rainbow Falls on Hawaii, the Big Island, which is located in Hilo. As you can see, it’s a beautiful waterfall to visit. As such, ... Read More »

Happy July 4th! Here’s what’s going on in Hawaii 2015


Aloha and Happy Independence Day! Great food, fun and fireworks are all in store for visitors and residents of Hawaii this July 4th. Here’s the scoop for where to celebrate the day and catch the islands’ great fireworks show: Oahu –  Ala Moana Shopping Center typically hosts one of the island’s biggest shows and they draw tens of thousands of ... Read More »

Aloha Friday Photo: Reflecting Paradise


Mahalo to James Grenz for sharing another great photo with us for Aloha Friday Photos.The reflection of the coconut trees and sky amplify this peaceful view of paradise. James took this photo at one of the Hawaiian fishponds at Makaiwa Bay on the Big Island. This fishpond is one of several located on the grounds of the Mauna Lani Bay ... Read More »

Hawaii (Big) Island July 4th Fireworks & Events 2015

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Is Hawaii, the Big Island, your destination for July 4th? We’ve got the lowdown of all the best fourth of July events and fireworks to celebrate this holiday. Waikoloa Beach Resort July 4th Events & Celebrations Waikoloa Beach Resort’s two shopping centers are hosting fun events and entertainment for the whole family. – Kings’ Shops hosts the 24th Annual Waikoloa ... Read More »

Aloha Friday Photo: Whoops!


Mahalo to Mat Siltala of Arizona for sharing this awesome honu photo and this story with us for Aloha Friday Photos. Mat took this photo at Punalu’u Black Sand Beach on Hawaii Island. Here’s the story behind how Mat got this photo: I was admiring the beach and I had my big Canon D20 in my face not really looking ... Read More »

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