Best of Memorial Day Weekend – Big Island Happenings!

The legendary, and beloved, contemporary Hawaiian musician Willie K performs at 6:30 p.m. on Memorial Day Weekend, Saturday, May 29 at Keauhou Shopping Center — just a 10-minute hop down the hill from Holualoa Inn.  Cost of admission? Two cans of food per peson — or as many as you’d like to donate to the …
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Celebration of Art & Artists at Holualoa’s Donkey Mill Art Center

The Annual Faculty Exhibition and Reception is hosted at at the Donkey Mill Art Center in Holualoa on Friday, May 21 from 6 to 8:30 p.m. This year’s show is titled “Senseis & Sensibilities” and features recent work from the Center’s teaching staff, visiting artists and artists in residence. The evening, a complimentary celebration of …
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Big Island Film Festival Begins May 12!

Tagged a “Talk Story” film festival, the annual Big Island Film Festival (hosted on the Big Island’s spectacular Kohala Coast) celebrates independent narrative filmmakers and their short and feature films — many of which make their debut here. Several different outdoor and indoor venues at the Mauna Lani Resort (an easy and scenic 40-minute drive …
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Hawaii Island Mother’s Day Celebrations!

Numerous Big Island restaurants are offering fabulous options for brunch, lunch and dinner to celebrate all the Moms in your life. One that really caught our eye is the day-long “Mother’s Day Prix Fixe Menu” offered by Mi’s Italian Bistro in South Kona. Stellar Big Island Chef Morgan Star has created a three-course menu that …
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May Day is Lei Day Here in the Islands

All of us here at Holualoa Inn are getting ready for a weekend filled with beauty, song and dance. Celebrations abound throughout Hawaii Island to celebrate “Lei Day” on Saturday, May 1. Just down the hill, our Holualoa Inn neighbors are hosting a Garden Tour and Thai Lunch to benefit the Kona Outdoor Circle, a …
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Earth Day Events Abound on Hawaii Island

Today may be Earth Day but the celebrations continue on throughout the week and through this weekend here on Hawaii Island’s “Kona Side”.  The 21st Annual Hawaii Community college Earth Day Fair, featuring live entertainment and numerous complimentary events and activities, is on for Friday, April 23 from 2 p.m. to 4 p.m. on the …
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Weekend Happenings in Holualoa & Kona!

Saturdays bring farmers to Holualoa Village to share their naturally grown products with Island residents and vistitors. A short stroll from Holualoa Inn, the weekly Farmers Market is hosted at Holuakoa Cafe & Gardens from 8 a.m. til about noon. Mostly organic farm fresh produce, tropical fruits, Kona coffee, honey, preserves and just laid eggs …
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Island News from Holualoa Inn: Annual Merrie Monarch Festival Underway!

Hawaii Island’s largest, longest running annual cultural festival kicked off in Hilo last night. The 46th annual Merrie Monarch Festival takes place now through Sunday, April 11 with hundreds of hula halaus (groups) from throughout the Hawaiian Islands, the mainland and as far away as Japan performing in competitions over the next few days. The …
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