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Summer Solstice – Hawaiian Getaway

Great News from Holualoa Inn on The Big Island! It’s summer in Hawaii and if you haven’t booked a vacation yet, here are some enticing reasons why Holualoa Inn should be the destination of your next Hawaiian getaway. Trip Advisor has awarded us their prestigious Certificate of Excellence! We are both proud and humble to Read More »

Hula in Hawaii Volcanoes National Park

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When planning your visit to Kilauea volcano, check the calendar at Volcano Art Center and you might be lucky enough to enjoy a performance of Hawai’i’s most treasured art form, hula kahiko. Halau hula (schools) from around the islands and the mainland share their sacred connection to hula at the edge of Halema’uma’u crater, the revered resting place of Pele, Read More »

Fishing Hawaiian Style

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So you want to fish in Hawaii? Kona offers world class sport fishing and there are numerous charter boats to choose from, all operating out of Honokohau harbor. As you head out to sea, it’s worth recognizing the connection and the traditions locals have with fishing. For Hawaiians, fishing is a spiritual act, and the Read More »

Love is in the Air at Holualoa Inn – Photo Contest!

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Love is all around us this at Holualoa Inn and our guests have been enjoying the following packages pictured below!  Because love is enjoyed everywhere this month, we thought it would be fun to create a “most romantic” photo contest and to offer the winner a free night at Holualoa Inn, along with the Romance Read More »

Whale Watching Season is Here!

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Welcome to Hawaii’s Big Island and the winter home of the humpback whale. Our frisky friends have arrived after a grueling 3,000 mile journey from their summer homes in the Pacific Northwest, ranging anywhere from California to the Bering Sea. Hawaii, however, is the only state in the US where the humpbacks convene to mate, Read More »

Waimea Ocean Film Festival

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Holidays in Hawaii? Begin 2014 with inspiration on The Big Island during the Waimea Ocean Film Festival. In it’s fourth year, the Festival ( January 2-10 ) offers an impressive collection of award winning films from around the globe bringing awareness to worlds’ Oceans. A complete list of films will be available 2 weeks prior to the event but Read More »

Dr. Thomas Jaggar – A Volcanic Hero in Hawaii

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Dr. Thomas Jaggar and wife, Isabel Maydwell – 1917 He did not wear a cape and cannot compare with the legendary Pele, but the work of Volcanologist, Thomas Jaggar, lives on in humble heroic fashion at Kilauea. Visitors to Volcano are often unaware that Jaggar was the driving force in establishing the Hawaii Volcano Observatory Read More »

Free Holualoa Village Events – Fall 2013

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If you are visiting the Big Island of Hawaii at the end of October or the first week of November, head up to Holualoa Village & Holualoa Inn for 2 signature events. On October 26, 2013 stop by Malulani Pavilion as Holualoa Inn hosts the 3rd Annual Hawaii Artist Collaboration Auction, the culminating event showcasing works created during Read More »