Question - 4Wheeling with a Rental Car

The following question was submitted to us via email: Hi, I'm planning to rent a Jeep on my vacation to the Big Island and was wondering why most rental companies do not allow travel on Saddle Road (off-roading)? Also, have you heard any stories of the consequences if the rental companies find out if you have taken their vehicle "off-road"? And … [Read more...]

Big Island Adventures with Kids (Part 4 – Waipio Valley)

I've hiked into the Waipio Valley several times - most recently about 2 years ago.  Ever since then I've wanted to return, yet again, to explore further and to really enjoy the beauty and serenity of this magnificent valley.  With a 4 and 3 year old on the trip with me this time, I thought it would be best to drive into the valley - which I … [Read more...]