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Hawaii Island Festivals :: Big Island Events

The first time I ever visited Holualoa Inn I remember being awestruck and instantly relaxed by the towering black bamboo garden in the entry courtyard. There was a slight breeze in the air, as is common in Holualoa, and I could hear the bamboo swish as it danced and swayed in the gentle wind. Nestled Read More »

Marlins and Mai Tai’s :: Summer in Hawaii

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Summer in Hawaii means mango season is in full swing and there is nothing more refreshing than a juicy mango grown right here on our farm. Their sweet aroma fills the air of our gardens and our kitchen, where Crystal highlights them on our breakfast fruit plates. Enjoy them in a smoothie after a private Read More »

Rekindling Romance At the Inn – A Hawaiian Love Story

June is here. The month my husband and I married 25 years ago on the Big Island of Hawaii. The month each of our children have graduated from high school and now the last one, from college. June will also be when my husband and I will be traveling to the beautiful Holualoa Inn near Read More »

Summer & Fall in Hawaii :: Big Island Events

Summer and Fall are beautiful times to visit the Big Island for the beaches and adventures, however Hawaii Island’s festivals, events and celebratory milestones help give you exciting opportunities to talk story and engage with residents, as well as learn about Hawaii’s culture, heritage, and lifestyle. Plan your next stay with us at the Inn around these Read More »

Big Island Chocolate Festival :: Hawaiian Getaway

Craving chocolate? Who doesn’t? Holualoa Inn is the perfect place for you to stay during the fourth annual Big Island Chocolate Festival being held Thursday May 7-Saturday May 9. The festival will delight the senses with chocolate tastings, chocolate making workshops, seminars, chocolate demonstrations from celebrity chefs, and an outdoor “farm to fork” dinner at a Read More »

If Our Walls Could Talk :: West Hawaii Art Community

As you lounge in the myriad of rooms at the Holualoa Inn, or stroll through the public spaces enjoying the warm tropical setting, you may see the work of several local artists on the walls. There is a backstory of Aloha and philanthropy permeating the Inn within these works of art. The showcased art is Read More »

Sun Salutations on The Big Island :: Hawaiian Sunrise

Calling all morning people! If you are on Hawai’i’s Big Island for an inward escape, leave the sunset loungers behind.  Follow the Hawaiian sunrise for an unforgettable yoga or meditation session. To feel Hawai’i’s inherent energy, you need only sit quietly wrapped in the dramatic beauty of the  landscape. In planning your island journey, time the Read More »

From Hawaii with Love :: The Spirit of Aloha

Aloha! This word is not only a hello, but a greeting steeped in love. The very essence of the spirit of Aloha is love, so it is no surprise that romance radiates from every corner of the land, sea and sky. There is a primordial energy in Hawaii that generates the mesmerizing aroma of a Read More »