Category Archives: Big Island

There is a Horse Ranch in Kona?

Yes there is…well not for the furry kind of horses, but for seahorses at Ocean Rider Seahorse Ranch.  Ocean Rider Seahorse Ranch in Kona,Hawaii , has been breeding  live  sea horses for pets since 1998. We are now offering  interactive, personable and educational magical  sea horse tour of our 3 acre farm!  We have over 20,000 seahorses, over 15 different species, and  an original seahorse only gift shop ... Read More »

Hawaii Volcanoes National Park requests no offerings to Pele

Volcanoes National Park authorities have asked that visitors stop bringing offerings to Pele. Offerings can range from flowers, leis, fruits and meats.  These offerings attract creepy crawlies that are threatening an endangered bird.  Officials say that the offerings are actually disrespectful.  Plus, its basically littering and makes an eyesore for people wanting to just enjoy the park and its views.  Source ... Read More »

16 Hawaii Hotels on Travel + Leisure’s World’s Best Hotels

Travel + Leisure has announced their 2007 list of the 500 best hotels in the world.  There were 16 hotels from Hawaii making the prestigious list.  Here they are: From the Big Island: Four Seasons Resort Hualalai Hapuna Beach Prince Hotel Mauna Lani Bay Hotel & Bungalows From Kauai: Princeville Resort Grand Hyatt Kauai Resort & Spa From Lanai: Four Seasons ... Read More »

Check Out the Waipio Valley

No trip to the Big Island would truly be complete without seeing the Waipio Valley. This lush canyon is an amazing spectacle with its steep walls, waterfalls, and black sand beach. Of course you can enjoy the Waipio Valley from the overlook off HWY 240, though this awesome sight might best be absorbed with a hike as suggested by this ... Read More »

Sunset Dining in Hawaii (6 Secret Tips)

Catching a Hawaii sunset is a must to do on your Hawaii vacation. As sunset normally falls around dinnertime, why not make plans to enjoy a great dinner while watching sunset? Today, we’re sharing our best secrets for a wonderful sunset dinner in Hawaii. 1. ¬†Make a reservation and get to the restaurant early. Restaurants in Hawaii seat their customers ... Read More »

Advice on Choosing a Safe Helicopter Tour

If you are considering a sight seeing tour by helicopter in Hawaii and are concerned about the safety of the tour, be sure to do your research before you hop onto one of the whirly birds. Here is some valuable advice I found in this article: The NTSB maintains an online database ( www.ntsb.gov/ntsb/query.asp) with accident information searchable by state ... Read More »

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