Foraging Guava on The Big Island in Hawaii

foraging fruit in hawaii

The Big Island is rife with opportunity and attractions peering around every corner. So much so that it is easy to miss a lot of the excitement that stares you in the face on your entire visit. Though foraging is more practical the whole world round than most think, it is extremely popular in Hawaii. Many people that wish to live off the land … [Read more...]

Hapuna Beach Prince Hotel, Kona

Kona Hotels starting at $78 Our comprehensive Hotel Search Engine finds the best hotels at the lowest prices.  Check out our Kona Hotels Finder - focused search of Kona Hotels, sorted by price. Hilo Hotels starting at $72 Our comprehensive Hotel Search Engine finds the best hotels at the lowest prices.  Check out our Hilo Hotels Finder - … [Read more...]

Big Island Earthquake 10/15/06

Muliwai Trail, Waimanu Campground reopens, 3/19/07 The Muliwai Trail on the Big Island, closed since the Oct. 15 earthquake, is reopening today following completion of maintenance work on the 18-mile trail and the Waimanu campground. The Department of Land and Natural Resources announced the reopening in a news release. Camping permits are new … [Read more...]

Merrie Monarch Hula Festival

The real Merry Monarch was King Kalakaua, who ruled from 1874-1891. He traveled widely and met world leaders including President Grant and Queen Victoria. The Merrie Monarch Festival is a week-long cultural event held annually each year in the town of Hilo on the Big Island. Normally the Merrie Monarch week begins Easter Sunday, but in 2008 it … [Read more...]

Waikiki Hotels, Oahu Hawaii

Waikiki Hotels | Kailua Hotels | Honolulu Hotels Waikiki Beach Hotels - from $74 per night Waikiki Vacation Rentals - less than $100 per night Waikiki visitors' favorite activities are to surf, sunbathe, stroll along the seafront Kalakaua Avenue and shop.  The most striking thing about the parallel Waikiki Beach is how narrow it is, a thin … [Read more...]

Honaunau - SCUBA Diving

Beach & Ocean | Snorkeling | Snorkeling Tips | SCUBA Diving | Diving Tips     Whitemouth Eel Video  Eel Swimming Video Honaunau is justifiably one of the most popular dive sites on the Big Island.  Visibility here extends … [Read more...]

Big Island Scenic Photos

Hawaii Photos Collection Hawaiian Sea Turtle - photos of the Hawaiian Green Sea Turtle Volcano Photos - photos of the Kilauea volcano active lava flow Sunset Photos - photos of beautiful Kona and Kohala sunsets Diving Photos - underwater photos of diving on the Big Island Hawaii Outdoors Scenic - photos of outdoors and hiking scenes For … [Read more...]

Big Island Weather

Weather Forecasts | Weather Maps | Weather Radar Click on radar to view animated radar loop Kona Marine Forecast | Hilo Marine Forecast| Kona Tide Chart Hawaii Coastal Forecast | Hawaii Surf Reports | Hawaii Forecast … [Read more...]

Waialea Beach, Kohala Hawaii

Waialea beach is located along the paved road near the 69 pole marker that runs from Hapuna Beach to Puako town. It is located in Waialea Bay.  This white sand beach is surrounded by groves of trees and foliage that provide a lot of shade.  This inlet is fairly protected, offering calm, clear waters and a sandy bottom for swimming.  There are … [Read more...]

Holoholokai Beach Park

  Holoholokai Beach Park is located adjacent to the Fairmont Orchid Mauna Lani Hotel in Kohala.  This scenic beach is made up of small white rocks on a sandy beach.  Dried lava rocks surround the shore and form small tide pools nearby.  The rocky shoreline can make it difficult to enter the water, but on a calm day, you … [Read more...]