Seven Tips for Planning to Elope in Hawaii

    As the world begins to flourish once more, your possibilities for a blissful and intimate wedding are endless. Now more than ever, couples are seeking romantic rejuvenation and paradise adventure, making for the perfect time to elope in Hawaii.   Before booking your destination elopement, take some time to dream, explore, and plan. …
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Healthy & Delicious Recipes from the Holualoa Inn Kitchen

      Food is special because it fosters connections. Connections to people, to memory, to places we have been. That is part of the reason food is so integral to the experience of staying at the Holualoa Inn. In these trying times, when it is so easy to feel disconnected from the people and …
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Waimea Ocean Film Festival

Each January, the Waimea Ocean Film Festival brings unique films, guest speakers, and events to locations along the Big Island’s Kohala Coast. As the name implies many of the festival’s feature films are ocean-related, but they also cover subjects ranging from wildlife to outdoor adventure and traditional Polynesian ocean voyaging. This year’s festival included guests …
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Wedding Stories from the Holualoa Inn

We often write about the wonderful options we have for hosting your wedding on the grounds of the Holualoa Inn Estate. But it is one thing to imagine the possibilities, and another to see them come to life. To give you a better idea of what an amazing experience a Holualoa Inn Estate wedding can …
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Intimate Weddings at Holualoa Inn Estate

We here at Holualoa Inn pride ourselves on creating wedding experiences that are tailored to each couple’s unique needs and sensibilities. To that end we are introducing our Intimate Wedding Package, with all of the fun and elegance of an Estate Wedding, but just for the two of you, your family and closest friends. Imagine …
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Winter Proposals at the Holualoa Inn

Planning the perfect proposal can be a stressful experience. Finding the perfect location and the perfect atmosphere, and setting up the perfect moment to pop the question is no easy task. Fortunately we are here to offer a few helpful hints. The perfect place is the Holoualoa Inn Estate, and the perfect time is this …
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Support Local Arts on the Big Island

  Did you know the Big Island is home to not one, but two great performing arts theaters? Both the Aloha Theatre in Kainaliu and the Kahilu Theatre in Waimea produce seasonally-themed plays and other live performances year round. The Aloha Performing Arts Company (APAC) has been around for over 25 years and is a …
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Support Small Business on the Big Island

The Big Island is home to an ever-growing assortment of small businesses that are producing artisan goods and boutique farm products, and providing exciting and unique experiences for visitors and locals alike. As a partner in this community, the Holualoa Inn is proud to work with many small businesses in Kona and beyond to bring …
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Stay Small, Stay Safe

Holualoa Inn is currently open to guests! Out-of-state travelers are now permitted to stay on Big Island without quarantine by testing negative for COVID-19 within 72 hours of arrival. Negative test results must be presented upon boarding of your departing flight. Visit hawaiicovid19.com/travel/ to learn more about Big Island’s travel requirements.

Find out how you can Stay Small, Stay Safe on your future getaway as our team ensures what you see is as safe and sanitary as it is beautiful!

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