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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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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Hawaii Fall Weddings at Holualoa Inn

Fall is a special time on the Big Island. The kids are all back in school, summer vacation is over, and the busy holiday season is still a few months away. This time of year, for just a short while, you can get a glimpse of what life was like in Hawaii when things moved …
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View of Hawaii beach house rental

Gorgeous Beach House Rental in Hawaii

With a Whole House Rental at the Holualoa Inn, you can make your stay even more intimate and exclusive. Our 30-acre mountainside coffee estate is available for your intimate Island wedding, bachelorette party, family reunion in paradise, or tropical yoga retreat with accommodations for up to 20 guests. Amenities include a pool, two hot tubs, …
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Hawaiian cultural festival

2019 Pu’uhonua O Honaunau Cultural Festival | Activities for All

  Pu’uhonua O Honaunau National Historical Park on the Big Island of Hawaii is a place where history runs deep. The 450 year-old stone walls have borne witness to generations of Hawaiians fleeing war, persecution, or, in some case, justice. It is a gathering place, where people have come together for protection from violence and …
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Kamehameha III

19th Annual Tribute to Kamehameha III

On the 17th of March, 1814, on the sunny, windswept shores of Keauhou Bay on the west side of Hawaii’s Big Island, a child was delivered stillborn by the Queen Keopuolani, the highest-ranking wife of King Kamehameha the Great. As the second son of the royal couple, this child had been promised to the king’s …
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Kona Brewers Festival

24th Annual Kona Brewers Festival

The 24th Annual Kona Brewers Festival will be coming to the King Kamehameha’s Kona Beach Hotel on Saturday, March 9th, 2019. The Festival, held each year on the sunny shores of the historic Kamakahonu Bay, is a celebration of great beer, local food, community, and Hawaiian culture with a focus on sustainability, respect for the …
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Waimea Cherry Blossoms

23rd Annual Waimea Cherry Blossom Heritage Festival

  At 2,670 feet elevation, the town of Waimea feels like a place apart from the tropical, coastal hillsides of the Big Island of Hawaii. The verdant, wind-swept pastures of the endless ranch lands rise up in the distance towards the imposing figure of the snow-capped Mauna Kea. Trade winds funneled between that mountain and …
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