Bride walking up to groom on road through Hawaiian forest

Hawai‘i’s Newest Events Pavilion

The best new place to hold a wedding reception in Hawai‘i is at Holualoa Inn‘s newly unveiled Malulani Pavilion. Clad in cedar with beamed ceilings and stunning views, this open-air venue is provides the perfect spot for hosting a special event, be it a corporate gathering, fundraiser, family reunion, yoga retreat or reception. Situated amid …
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Groom with groomsmen

Holualoa Light and Music Festival

It’s that time of year again when Historic Holualoa Village rolls out the holiday red carpet, inviting visitors and residents to ring in the holidays, Hawaiian style. On Saturday, December 1 from 5:30 to 8:30 p.m., Holualoa lights up the night with the annual lighting of the town Christmas tree, plus an appearance by Santa, …
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Tiki Torches crossed at wedding grounds under clear blue sky

Kona Coffee Festival in Full Swing

It’s that time of year again when Kona celebrates all things coffee during the annual Kona Coffee Cultural Festival 2012. The festivities kicked off last weekend in Holualoa with the Village Coffee & Art stroll, where visitors wandered art galleries and boutiques while sampling 100-percent Kona coffee. Here at Holualoa Inn, we invited visitors to …
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Bride and groom dance together in Hawaiian garden

Artists Auction at Malulani Pavilion

Some of the Big Island’s most prestigious artists gathered together on Saturday, October 20 for the second-annual Hawai‘i Collaboration art auction, held at Holualoa Inn’s newly unveiled Malulani Pavilion. Brimming with catered cuisine and artisan brew on tap, the pavilion provided the ideal setting for residents and visitors to bid on 63 different works of …
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Big Island Farmers Markets

The Big Island’s bounty of agricultural products are well represented at any number of great farmers markets across the island. From freshly roasted mac nuts and lehua blossom honey to organic mixed greens, tropical fruits and exotic produce of every variety imaginable, Hawai‘i Island is the undisputed agricultural leader in the state of Hawai‘i. On …
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It’s Bon Dance Season in Hawai‘i

A longtime tradition in Hawai‘i, bon dances are lighting up the night at Buddhist temples across the Islands. Here on the Big Island, the summer months provide opportunities for visitors to experience this unique Japanese event that honors loved ones who have passed on. Known officially as Obon, the celebrations begin in June at various …
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Cream of the Crop

If you are planning a trip to the Big Island this August, be sure to attend the annual Cream of the Crop coffee and dessert tasting event on Saturday, August 11 from 9:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. Sponsored by the Kona Coffee Council, this open-air extravaganza will take place on the beautiful grounds of Four …
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Hawaiian Cultural Festival

Among the most anticipated cultural events in Kona each year, the annual Hawaiian Cultural Festival will be held the weekend of June 29 through July 1, 2012 at Pu‘uhonua O Honaunau National Historical Park. Now in its 51st year, the festival transports visitors back to Old Hawai‘i, circa 1800s, providing a uniquely Hawaiian experience on …
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