Labor Day Weekend Special Events on Hawaii Island

Labor Day weekend is creeping up & Big Island visitors & residents most difficult task will be deciding among the numerous happenings scheduled island-wide — many at locations just minutes away from Holualoa Inn!  Action begins Friday September 3 & Saturday, September 4 at Hualalai Resort. ‘Taste of Hawaii Island” features the island’s top chefs …
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Hawaii Island’s Most Romantic Restaurants

Situated just minutes above Kailua-Kona Village, Holualoa Inn is perfectly located for guests looking to enjoy some of Hawaii Island’s most romantic dining venues — all of them dishing up culinary bliss! Just 10 minutes downhill from Holualoa Inn, La Bourgogne dishes up the ultimate in French country cuisine in a dining room that will …
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Hawaii Special Events — Paniolos & Palaces!

Events abound this month — from  festivities just down the Road from Holualoa Inn to hoe downs in Waimea’s “cowboy country” — August is action-filled here on the Big Island! Follow the upper highway for a scenic coastal and dryland forest panorama or head down to Queen K Highway where you’ll skirt ocean and lava …
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Hawaii’s Official Team Sport — Outrigger Canoe Paddling!

A growing sport internationally, outrigger canoe paddling is a cultural treasure of historic significance in the Hawaiian Islands, and it has been designated the state’s official team sport. The first settlers of these islands paddled more than 2,000 miles to get here, relying on the stars to guide them. Today, the challenge and sport of …
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Hawaii Island Special Events – August 2010

Endless summer action is in full swing on the Big Island this month with a number of events to choose from on both the Kona and Hilo sides! Make plans to visit Hilo (allow 2.5 hours each way to and from Holualoa Inn)between August 6-8, 2010 to visit the volcano, while leaving time to check …
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Hawaii Island’s Exotic Breadfruit

At once exotic, erotic and evocative, breadfruit (known as ulu in Hawaiian) is rooted in absolute practicality and sustenance. The breadfruit tree is tall and proud, with a lush canopy of uniquely formed foliage which shields its large, round globes of green fruit. The tree is not indigenous to the state, but rather, was imported …
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Hawaii Cultural Events for July 2010

Kona’s Kealakekua region is rich in cultural and natural history and the Kona Historical Society offers a number of fascinating programs year round at its H. N. Greenwell Store Museum. This month discover the art of making Portuguese Sweetbread in the traditional style using an outdoor fornu oven  and/or enjoy storytelling sessions by the Island’s …
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Pele — Hawaii Island’s Fire Goddess

Do you know Hawaii Island is nicknamed the Big Island for good reason? The island is by far the largest of all the Hawaiian Islands with a landmass of 4,028 square miles, and it’s still growing as hot lava continues to pour from its Kilauea Volcano, the most active volcano in the world today! The …
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