The Big Island of Hawaii is the site of many of the most revered and sacred locations in all of the Hawaiian Islands. This is where King Kamehameha I was born, and there are many heiau, or Hawaiian sacred places, all around the island. Planning a trip to the Big Island? Check out our Kona… Continue reading Sacred Spots on The Big Island of Hawaii
Category: Big Island Vacation Information
Get the Big Island vacation information you need when planning your next Big Island vacation. From where to stay and eat to what to see and do on the Big Island, find out how to plan the best Hawaii vacation you can.
Best Tours of the Big Island
If you are thinking of taking a tour on the Big Island there are many great choices from charter bus tours, boat tours, and helicopter tours. You can also tour remote areas on horseback or an all-terrain vehicle (ATV). Since the Big Island is more than twice as big as all of the rest of… Continue reading Best Tours of the Big Island
Best waterfalls on the Big Island
Exploring waterfalls on Big Island will delight you as you seek them amidst tropical rainforests, state parks and gardens. The best ones share the qualities of being incredible sights and an experience in the journey to get to them. Planning a trip to the Big Island? Check out our Kona vacation rentals. Akaka Falls State… Continue reading Best waterfalls on the Big Island
Top Five Things to do with Kids on the Big Island
The Big Island of Hawaii is family-friendly with lots of great activities for families with children. Here are some of the best family activities on the Big Island. Swim With Dolphins Dolphin Quest on the Big Island offers programs for children ages five to twelve, allowing them to interact with dolphins. Advanced reservations are necessary… Continue reading Top Five Things to do with Kids on the Big Island
Kilauea Volcano is Top Hawaii Vacation Destination
Hawaii Volcanoes National Park For many visitors on a Hawaii vacation, Kilauea Volcano on the southeast side of the Big Island of Hawaii is the number one tourist attraction. Hawaii Volcanoes National Park spans from the volcano’s huge summit crater surrounded by tropical rainforest down to the coast where the red-hot lava still pours into… Continue reading Kilauea Volcano is Top Hawaii Vacation Destination
Big Island Air Tour is Highlight of Hawaii Vacation
Volcano Views Provide Stunning Look At Natural Forces Air tours over the Big Island offer great views of erupting lava on Kilauea Volcano. As if that isn’t enough, you will also see lush rainforests, huge waterfalls and remote areas not accessible any other way. You can fly from Hilo or Kona, though an air tour… Continue reading Big Island Air Tour is Highlight of Hawaii Vacation
Golfing On Big Island Offers Scenic and Challenging Courses
Kona and Kohala Golf Courses Provide Range of Choices The best thing about Kona and Kohala golf courses is that you are almost guaranteed sunny weather. Afternoons can be a bit windy however, so early in the day is generally the best time to golf. If you just want to hit some balls check out… Continue reading Golfing On Big Island Offers Scenic and Challenging Courses
Annual Ironman World Championship Attracts World’s Best Athletes
Kona on the Big Island Hosts World Famous Triathlon On October 10, more than 1,000 world-class athletes will converge upon Kailua Kona to compete in the Ironman Triathlon World Championship. This annual competition – which is the defining race of all triathlons worldwide – begins with a 2.4 mile swim followed by a 112-mile bike… Continue reading Annual Ironman World Championship Attracts World’s Best Athletes
Hawaii Volcanoes Provide Amazing Sights
Active Lava Flows Delight Island Visitors Perhaps no site in Hawaii is more spectacular than Hawaii Volcanoes National Park on the Big Island of Hawaii. Lava has been erupting from the volcano almost constantly since 1983, and when the lava flows into the sea it provides a spectacular sight. At the summit of Kilauea Volcano… Continue reading Hawaii Volcanoes Provide Amazing Sights
Kona Coffee Tasting Tour and Cultural Events – Fun For All!
I love Kona! Where else can you visit gourmet Kona coffee farms on the mountain slopes in the morning – sipping world-class aromatic coffees and meeting farmers – and then in the afternoon enjoy a concert on the lawn of a royal palace by the sea. I have a great Kona Vacation Rental right near… Continue reading Kona Coffee Tasting Tour and Cultural Events – Fun For All!