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Mauna Kea Beach

Mauna Kea beach is another beach often ranked as the top in the US (second only to Hapuna Beach which is also found on the Big Island).  It's super soft white sand, clear blue waters and palm tree shaded picnic areas are everything you could want in a beach in...

5 Big Island Adventures You Probably Don’t Know About

When people think the Big Island of Hawaii, they think sun and fun in the ocean waters.  And while that is true, there is so much more to the Big Island.  Here are 5 Adventures you  might not know about that you can do in the Big Island: 1.  Hunting Big Game Big Game...

Greenwell Kona Coffee Farm

This farm has been on the island since 1850 and stayed in the Greenwell family for generations.  Because of its rich history it is on the National Register of Historic Places. The farm continues to sit on the same land that was originally cultivated in the 1800's. ...

Shopping Kona

Shopping Kona Kona offers a wide selection of shopping options, perhaps more than any other place on the island.  In addition to the chain stores you find in the Mainland, the Big Island has some stores special to the islands. Basic Tourist Shops ABC Store--Basic...

Haleo Luau at the Sheraton Resort

The Haleo Luau is located on the grounds of the Sheraton Inn and historically, on the playground of the Kings.  Not too far from this location Royalty would slide down the hillside on grass sleds reaching up to 60 mph.  But that's for another day. Upon arrival at the...

Swim with Dolphins!

Swimming with the Dolphins on the Big Island! The Big Island has a very unique kind of dolphin called a Spinner Dolphin (nai'a).  These dolphins found in the warm Pacific waters are shaped and colored differently than most dolphins.  They have been thus named...

Golfing the Big Island–World Renowned Courses!

The Big Island of Hawaii offers world-class golfing and is the premier place of all the islands to go a round or two.  The golf courses are frequently located right along the coast where you can have striking ocean views (whale watching at hole 17 at Four Seasons). ...

Whale Watching – December to April Show!

The waters in the Hawaiian Islands are warm, deep and a great place for romance--especially for the whales.  Every year the 66,000 pound (30,000 kilos) humpback whales come to the waters of Hawaii for mating.  Every year they return also to give birth to their new...

Hawaii Tropical Botanical Garden

Talk about a scenic route! And a beautiful area with over 2000 exotic types of flora, this place is awesome! The 4 mile scenic drive there is amazing.  There is a visitor center where you will need to pay around $15-20 for a ticket ($5 for kids 6-16).   Those who love...

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