Two Step

Its crystal waters are home to a wide variety of native marine wildlife and beautiful healthy coral.

Kamakahonu Beach (King Kam Beach)

Hawaii’s best kept secret is also the official starting point of the Ironman Championships.

Two Ladies Kitchen

Opening their doors over 20 years ago, this little mochi shop on Kilauea Avenue has obtained fame across the Hawaiian Islands as the mochi shop of choice! With recipes straight out of O bāchan’s (Japanese translation for grandma) kitchen.

Volcano House Hotel

Located on the rim of Kīlauea Caldera, this classic forest lodge hotel is the perfect place to see the glow of Halemaumau Crater from the comfort of your hotel room.

Blue Hawaiian Helicopter

There are many ways to see Hawaii, but nothing compares to viewing this gorgeous island from the sky. Blue Hawaiian Helicopter tours offer an array of different aerial experiences.

Kings’ Land Waikoloa

One of our favorite resorts, boasting full size kitchens, 1-3 bedroom suites with lanais overlooking the beautiful Kohala coast.

Punaluʻu Beach

Dark-inky volcanic sands that give this beach its distinctive look.

Hapuna Beach

The crown jewel of the Kohala Coastline!

The Temple Bar

Pau hana time? Head to The Temple for a divine experience.

Luquin’s Mexican Restaurant

Dive into a bowl of fresh salty chips and buttery guacamole while sipping on a Lilikoi margarita.

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Big Island Year-End Events: 2023

Big Island Year-End Events: 2023

The Big Island buzzes with excitement as 2023 draws to a close, hosting an array of events from the artistic Volcano Village Art Studio Tour to the enchanting Downtown Hilo Christmas Lights Parade. Highlights include the melodious Waimea Christmas Chorus and the...

Kings’ Land Waikoloa

Kings’ Land Waikoloa

Kings' Land Waikoloa offers something for everyone! This resort is centrally located on the Kohala Coast allowing for you to easily travel around the island and experience Hawaii Volcanoes National Park, Mauna Kea Stargazing and Manta Ray Diving. The pool bar and...

Mauna Kea Beach Hotel

Mauna Kea Beach Hotel

Click here to get our special rates! Located at the mesmerizing Kaunaʻoa Bay, commonly known as Mauna Kea Beach. Mauna Kea Beach Hotel was built by Laurence S. Rockefeller in 1965 after he took a swim off the beach's dreamy shores. It became the first luxury resort on...

Fairmont Orchid

Fairmont Orchid

Fairmont Orchid is a AAA Four Diamond resort, resting on 32 stunning oceanfront acres. Staying true to its namesake, the resort features orchids of all varieties located in the beautiful landscape installments all over the property. The orchids have strong scents,...

Kilauea Lodge

Step back in time at this classic rainforest lodge retreat, located in charming Volcano Village.

Makai

Hilton Waikoloa Village MAKAI is newly updated and has stunning views of the ocean. MAKAI is conveniently located by the massive resort pool and food.

Da Shark Shack

Kick back and sip on your favorite cocktail while watching the hustle and bustle of Ali’I Drive in Kona.

Best Beaches on Hawaii Island

Below are the best beaches on the Big Island, in no particular order. A number of them are known as some of the most beautiful beaches in the world. We love these beaches due to their natural beauty, accessibility, and facilities.

East Hawaii Cultural Center

Primarily supported by a group of devoted volunteers, East Hawaiʻi Cultural Center hosts an impressive schedule of art exhibits, performance art theater, musical performances and youth art classes focused on supporting and inspiring future artists of Hawai`i.

Volcano House Hotel

Located on the rim of Kīlauea Caldera, this classic forest lodge hotel is the perfect place to see the glow of Halemaumau Crater from the comfort of your hotel room.

Experience Old Government Road

The Puna forest is full of life, giving way to dense flora and fauna that is so unique and lush to this district.

Nicoco Hawaiian Gelato Shop

Nicoco Hawaiian Gelato is locally sourced ingredients including fresh tropical island fruits and flowers.

The Fish and the Hog

Located near the heart of Waimea, Fish and Hog is a cozy, comfort food restaurant with an Old Hawaii country feel.

Poke Market

This TINY blue storefront serves up some of the most delicious, freshest, and highest quality poke on the Big Island.

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Kings’ Land Waikoloa

Kings’ Land Waikoloa

Kings' Land Waikoloa offers something for everyone! This resort is centrally located on the Kohala Coast allowing for you to easily travel around the island and experience Hawaii Volcanoes National Park, Mauna Kea Stargazing and Manta Ray Diving. The pool bar and...

Westin Hapuna

Westin Hapuna

Click here to book and get our special rates! The Westin is located at the world-class coastal jewel and largest white sand beach on Hawaii Island, Hāpuna Beach. This fabulous luxury beach resort was renovated to highlight the pristine and vast panoramic ocean views...

Mauna Kea Beach Hotel

Mauna Kea Beach Hotel

Click here to get our special rates! Located at the mesmerizing Kaunaʻoa Bay, commonly known as Mauna Kea Beach. Mauna Kea Beach Hotel was built by Laurence S. Rockefeller in 1965 after he took a swim off the beach's dreamy shores. It became the first luxury resort on...

Fairmont Orchid

Fairmont Orchid

Fairmont Orchid is a AAA Four Diamond resort, resting on 32 stunning oceanfront acres. Staying true to its namesake, the resort features orchids of all varieties located in the beautiful landscape installments all over the property. The orchids have strong scents,...

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One of the best restaurants on the Big Island, there is always something new and delicious at Moon and Turtle.

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On June 22, 2023, the Halemaʻumaʻu crater at Kīlauea’s summit is observed to be still actively erupting.

Moon and Turtle

One of the best restaurants on the Big Island, there is always something new and delicious at Moon and Turtle.

Big Island Year-End Events: 2023

Experience the holiday magic on the Big Island with festive events, from the Volcano Village Art Studio Tour to the Hilo Christmas Lights Parade, all showcasing Hawaii’s vibrant culture and cheer.

Moon and Turtle: Drinks

One of the best restaurants on the Big Island, there is always something new and delicious at Moon and Turtle.

Moon and Turtle

One of the best restaurants on the Big Island, there is always something new and delicious at Moon and Turtle.

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On June 22, 2023, the Halemaʻumaʻu crater at Kīlauea’s summit is observed to be still actively erupting.

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One of the best restaurants on the Big Island, there is always something new and delicious at Moon and Turtle.

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Big Island Year-End Events: 2023

Experience the holiday magic on the Big Island with festive events, from the Volcano Village Art Studio Tour to the Hilo Christmas Lights Parade, all showcasing Hawaii’s vibrant culture and cheer.

Moon and Turtle: Drinks

Moon and Turtle: Drinks

One of the best restaurants on the Big Island, there is always something new and delicious at Moon and Turtle.

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Moon and Turtle

One of the best restaurants on the Big Island, there is always something new and delicious at Moon and Turtle.

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Date Night Hilo

Looking for a date night in Hilo? We have you covered! Connect with one another and keep that flame alive.

Best Lava Viewing Spots

For the best view of the glow and lava, plan to view it at night or in the early morning hours. Check the weather conditions before you start your journey.

Best Exclusive AMAZON Essentials

These are the best AMAZON essentials when traveling to or living in Hawaii! We try to buy and support local small businesses when at all possible. We hope you love these products as much as we do!

Best Beaches on Hawaii Island

Below are the best beaches on the Big Island, in no particular order. A number of them are known as some of the most beautiful beaches in the world. We love these beaches due to their natural beauty, accessibility, and facilities.

Best Restaurants Near Hilton Waikoloa Village

Cruising in Kohala and looking for the best casual spots to have a delicious meal? Look no further! The following restaurants are in no particular order.

Best Restaurants in Hilo

Going out for a night in Hilo and don’t know where to eat? Hang on, because we have scoured all of Hilo town so you don’t have to. Hilo is a melting pot of so many different restaurants, below are a few of our favorite restaurants that bring us happiness and full stomachs.

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Best dining in volcano! It is difficult to find somewhere to eat in Volcano, but don’t worry! We have the inside scoop so you can always find a warm meal.

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Best adventures Hawaii Volcanoes National Park has to offer!

Best Resort Pools for Families

These pools allow for the whole family to let loose and relax! From slides, waterfalls, and volleyball nets, to more lavish private cabanas and rope bridges! These pools check almost all the boxes, and help to push your getaway to another level.

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One of the best restaurants on the Big Island, there is always something new and delicious at Moon and Turtle.

Big Island Year-End Events: 2023

Big Island Year-End Events: 2023

Experience the holiday magic on the Big Island with festive events, from the Volcano Village Art Studio Tour to the Hilo Christmas Lights Parade, all showcasing Hawaii’s vibrant culture and cheer.

Moon and Turtle: Drinks

Moon and Turtle: Drinks

One of the best restaurants on the Big Island, there is always something new and delicious at Moon and Turtle.

Moon and Turtle

Moon and Turtle

One of the best restaurants on the Big Island, there is always something new and delicious at Moon and Turtle.