Top 10 Animal Adventures on the Big Island – By Air

By the time we made it to part 3 of this series, we realized a Top 10 list would not be enough to encompass all of the amazing animal adventures on the Big Island. For all of you who have continued to follow this post over the past several weeks, we now present the finale …
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Top 10 Animal Adventures on the Big Island – By Land

As we mentioned last week, the Big Island of Hawai’i is home to eleven of the world’s thirteen climate zone types, creating a paradise both for the creatures that inhabit them and animal lovers from around the world who come to witness the Big Island’s natural wonders. This is the second part of our series, offering …
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Top 10 Animal Adventures on the Big Island – By Sea

Thousands of miles away from any other land source, the Hawaiian Islands are a gem in the middle of the Pacific home to an incredible array of animals. Green Sea Turtles are iconic in the Hawaiian Islands. Hawaii is the only place these turtles are known to come ashore to bask in the Pacific sun. …
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Top 5 Dives in Kona

The waters off the Kona Coast of the Big Island of Hawai’i are renowned by divers for their excellent visibility and the abundance of coral and marine life found just offshore. The possibilities for dives sites are endless, and it was very difficult to choose which five would make it onto this list. Here are …
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Hawaiian Adventures by Land and Sea

In celebration of spring, Holualoa Inn has teamed with Hawaii Forest & Trail to provide award-winning adventures for our guests. Committed to keeping their tour groups small, Hawaii Forest & Trail offers experienced guides to some of Hawaii’s most beautiful and historic locations. Their Epic Island Volcano Journey provides a guided hike to a number …
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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 …
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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 …
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Ukulele Love

My dog has fleas. This age old tuning trick for the ukulele may be familiar to some of you, but the strum of a uke is a sound so distinctive, for most, it could only mean HAWAII… If you’ve traveled to the Islands, or dream of going someday, songs produced from those humble 4 strings …
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