Caramelized pineapple pancakes at our Hawaii bed and breakfast

Julie’s Caramelized Pineapple Pancakes

Over the past few month’s we’ve shared with you some of our favorite healthy and delicious recipes from the Holualoa Inn kitchen. This month’s recipe, whipped up on the fly by our magnificently talented chef Julie, might not fit squarely into the former category. However, it is certainly delicious and bound to be an instant …
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huevos rancheros at Hawaii bed and breakfast

Holualoa Inn’s Huevos Rancheros Recipe

It is in trying times like these that the strength of a community really shines through. Community is all about connection, and while continued social distancing protocols limit our physical proximity to one another, it is important that we maintain — and even strengthen — our community ties. At the Holualoa Inn we believe that …
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Romantic Staycation Ideas Inspired by Holualoa Inn

We know that, after several months of staying at home, you and your partner are ready for a much-needed getaway! Though a romantic escape to Hawaii may not yet be in the cards for mainland travelers, a simple, restorative romantic staycation is the perfect way to tide you over until quarantine is lifted. Below we …
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Couple traveling to elope in Hawaii ocean view

Seven Tips for Planning to Elope in Hawaii

    As the world begins to flourish once more, your possibilities for a blissful and intimate wedding are endless. Now more than ever, couples are seeking romantic rejuvenation and paradise adventure, making for the perfect time to elope in Hawaii.   Before booking your destination elopement, take some time to dream, explore, and plan. …
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Wedding Stories from the Holualoa Inn

We often write about the wonderful options we have for hosting your wedding on the grounds of the Holualoa Inn Estate. But it is one thing to imagine the possibilities, and another to see them come to life. To give you a better idea of what an amazing experience a Holualoa Inn Estate wedding can …
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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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