Category Archives: Big Island Events

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 »

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

Oahu Fireworks

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 »

Where to celebrate New Year’s Eve in Hawaii 2014/2015

Happy New Year in Hawaii

We’ve been hard at work gathering the best information about New Year’s Eve fireworks and celebrations across Hawaii. If you will be welcoming in 2015 on one of the beautiful Hawaiian Islands, be sure and check out our festive island guides for this special occasion: – Oahu New Year’s Eve – Maui New Year’s Eve – Hawaii’s Big Island New ... Read More »

Celebrating July 4th 2014 in Hawaii

july 4th in hawaii

We always say that Hawaii knows how to celebrate a holiday and this fourth of July will be no exception. Independence Day celebrations in Hawaii include patriotic parades and fireworks, of course. In addition to those traditional events you’ll also find celebrations that are very unique to Hawaii, such as the juvenile honu (turtle) release ceremony at Mauna Lani Bay ... Read More »

Hawaii Island (Big Island) July 4th Fireworks & Events 2014

Fireworks show from Waikoloa Bowl at Waikoloa Beach Resort

**** For July 4th 2015, click this link —> Big Island Fireworks & July 4th Events 2015  **** —- The follow information is from 2014 for informational purposes only. For 2015, click here. Hawaii Island is an excellent destination to celebrate Independence Day. You’ll find festive events including fun games, great food and outstanding waterfront fireworks shows to cap off this ... Read More »

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

Waikoloa Fireworks

**** See this link for 2015 July 4th events —> July 4th Fireworks & Celebrations on the Big Island 2015 **** — The following events are from 2013 for informational purposes only. 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 ... 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 »

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