Category Archives: Big Island Events

Where to celebrate New Year’s Eve 2013/2014 on Hawaii, the Big Island

New Year's Eve at Mauna Lani Bay Hotel and Bungalows. Photo courtesy of the resort.

Hawaii, the Big Island, is an excellent Hawaiian destination to celebrate the New Year. The island’s warm tropical breezes and swaying palms only add magic to the festive evening. We’ve researched lot’s of options for New Year’s Eve dining, entertainment and fireworks. Here, we list our top picks of special New Year’s Eve events on Hawaii Island. KOHALA COAST Mauna ... Read More »

Hawaii, the Big Island July 4th Fireworks & Events 2013

Waikoloa Fireworks

Wondering what’s happening across Hawaii, the Big Island for July 4th? You’ll find games, entertainment, fireworks and lots of fourth fun!   >>FIREWORKS & EVENTS ON WEST/KONA SIDE OF HAWAII ISLAND<< Waikoloa Beach Resort Family Fourth and Fireworks Fun, patriotic festivities will fill the day before the day is capped off with a fireworks show over Waikoloa Bowl. Starting at 12:30pm ... Read More »

Hawaii Holiday Happenings 2012


With Thanksgiving just two days away, the holiday season is upon us. If you are one of the many lucky ones planning a trip to Hawaii in late-November and December, you’ll certainly find fun events and things to do to celebrate the season. My friend John Fischer, who writes at’s Go Hawaii site, has prepared some excellent lists of ... Read More »

Where to stay in Hawaii for New Year’s Eve fireworks


If you’ve not already made your New Year’s Eve plans, why don’t you plan a festive trip to Hawaii to welcome in 2013? Why bundle up in winter coats, hats, scarfs and gloves to venture out for evening festivities on the mainland, when you can take a warm respite to a tropical island? Let me tell you that Hawaii sure ... Read More »

Scenes from the Kona Coffee Festival


The Kona Coffee Festival is one of Hawaii’s top festivals. As you’ve probably guessed, this festival is held annually on Hawaii Island, the Big Island and home of Kona coffee. If you’ve not already made plans to attend this year’s Kona Coffee Festival, you still have time to book your trip. Festivities begin Saturday, November 3rd and extend through Sunday, ... Read More »

Big Island of Hawaii July 4th Fireworks, Parades & Events 2012

2013 update: Click the following link for 2013 events —> Hawaii, the Big Island July 4th Fireworks and Events for 2013 —- The following list is from 2012 for reference purposes only. Many of the links will no longer work. For 2013 events, see July 4th on Hawaii, the Big Island. Hawaii’s Big Island will offer fun and unique ways ... Read More »

Outstanding Travel Deals For Big Island Film Festival

You might recall seeing the Big Island Film Festival on our list of the top Big Island festivals and celebrations. The Big Island Film Festival is scheduled for May 24 – 28 at the Mauna Lani resort area on the Kohala Coast. I’ve been informed that the festival has arranged some outstanding travel specials, including accommodations, rental car and flights ... Read More »

Top Festivals on Hawaii’s Big Island

We continue our series of annual Hawaii festivals with a stop on the Big Island. Here are ten great festivals or events to plan into your Big Island vacation. Waimea Cherry Blossom Heritage Festival Early February Waimea As the cherry blossoms bloom along Waimea’s Church Row Park, enjoy multi-cultural performing arts, hands-on demonstrations and craft and food booths Website details ... Read More »

Hawaii Vacation Deals & News: January 11, 2012

* Outrigger Resorts is offering deals up to 65% off with the promotional code DREAM. Outrigger hotels and condos are located on all the major islands. * Aston Hotels and Resorts is offering a third night free deal. You can double the deal to pay for four nights and get two nights free. Choose from any of the hotel or ... Read More »

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