Aloha Theatre on the Big Island of Hawaii

Support Local Arts on the Big Island

  Did you know the Big Island is home to not one, but two great performing arts theaters? Both the Aloha Theatre in Kainaliu and the Kahilu Theatre in Waimea produce seasonally-themed plays and other live performances year round. The Aloha Performing Arts Company (APAC) has been around for over 25 years and is a …
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Boat off the coast of the Big Island

Support Small Business on the Big Island

The Big Island is home to an ever-growing assortment of small businesses that are producing artisan goods and boutique farm products, and providing exciting and unique experiences for visitors and locals alike. As a partner in this community, the Holualoa Inn is proud to work with many small businesses in Kona and beyond to bring …
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Group of men at Hawaii rowing competition

World’s Largest Long-Distance Canoe Race

The Big Island’s Queen Lili’uokalani Canoe Race has grown from humble origins to become one of the largest and most exciting paddling competitions in the world. Originally conceived as a training event for the grueling Molokai Hoe (and later Na Wahine o Ke Kai) in 1972, the Lili’uokalani Race is now a pinnacle event of …
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Bride and groom kiss on road through Hawaiian forest

Aloha, Senator Dan Inouye – United States Senator

Hawai‘i is mourning the loss of Senator Dan Inouye, who passed away on December 17 at age 88. Surrounded by his family, Senator Inouye kept Hawai‘i in his heart in his final hours. His last word was, “Aloha.” Senator Inouye at Hawaii Volcanoes National Park, 2012 Senator Inouye was the most senior senator in the …
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