Rare Golden Hawaiian Hawk Sighting

This beautiful and endangered Golden Hawaiian Hawk has been frequently seen at the Holualoa Inn which is located on the slopes of Mount Hualalai on the Big Island of Hawaii. Although it is estimated that there are fewer than a couple thousand Golden Hawaiian Hawks remaining in the world, there are approximately 8-9 birds living …
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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’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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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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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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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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