Hawaii for the Holidays

The holiday season in Hawaii is a magical time to visit the island. The poinsettia are blooming, the humpback whales are visiting and our warm sunny weather keeps those dreary winter-time blues far far away. Make the most of your stay with these festive ways to celebrate Hawaii for the holidays.  Christmas Parades Just steps …
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The Perfect Cup of Coffee

In addition to being an award-winning bed and breakfast, the Holualoa Inn is also home to our award-winning coffee farm. The 100 percent Kona coffee beans grown on our 20-acre property are some of the best in the world, but is that enough? Coffee is an artisanal beverage, and variances in the brewing process can …
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Authentic Big Island Experiences: Activities and Historic Places

The island of Hawaii (commonly known as the Big Island) has so much more to offer than just beaches. The island has unique natural wonders, a rich cultural history, and a diverse community working together to keep ancient traditions alive. Check out these ways to explore the history and beauty of the Big Island. Have …
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Authentic Hawaii Experiences: Big Island Eats & Drinks

So, you’re looking for more than plastic leis, pineapple pizza, and kitschy luaus on your trip to Hawaii, right? Many of today’s travelers are looking for ways to experience local culture while supporting local communities authentically and responsibly.   One of the best ways to experience the island’s culture is to eat local food prepared …
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Big Island Dream Honeymoon

For many, a visit to Hawaii and a stay at the Holualoa Inn is like a beautiful dream. For Carrie Adams and Dave Young, it was more than that- it was destiny. In March 2020, Carrie decided it was finally time to slowly venture into the terrifying world of online dating. A single mother of …
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Mauna Loa Eruption Information

The Big Island has some exciting new geologic activity!   On December 13, the Hawaii Volcano Observatory determined the eruption which began on November 27 is no longer erupting. The Mauna Loa eruption began in the summit caldera of Mauna Loa, inside Hawaii Volcanoes National Park. For almost two weeks, brilliant glowing lava could be …
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Traveling to Hawaii From California

Getaway from California  With its superb climate, a multitude of things to do, and only a 5-hour flight to get there, Hawaii is the perfect getaway for residents of the Golden State. The island of Hawaii is  Trip Advisor’s #1 trending destination in the United States for 2022. With almost 1,500 things to do, the …
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Best Big Island Farm Tours

One of the incredible things about our little gem in the Pacific is our hospitable climate and the incredible variety of things that are and can be grown here. The Hawaiian Islands may be known for delicacies like coffee and macadamia nuts, but there is so much more that flourishes here. Read on for our …
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