Bananarama Bakery

Painted BRIGHT yellow, you can’t miss it! This unique bakery serves up delicious sweets, and savory food.

The Rim

Live life on the edge and enjoy a delicious dining experience at the Rim!

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.

Honoliʻi Beach

This East side surf spot is just minutes away from downtown Hilo!

Punaluʻu Beach

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

Moon and Turtle

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

Coconut Grill

A staple breakfast spot in Hilo providing its patrons with a warm atmosphere and full stomachs!

Binchotan Bar and Grill

This contemporary Japanese bar is a romantic and intimate place to share a cocktail with the people you love.

Jackie Rey’s Ohana Grill

Jackie Rey’s is a fabulous sit-down restaurant with locations in both Hilo and 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.

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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,...

Big Island Candies

A few of our favorite goodies at Big Island Candies include the chocolate covered brownies, the Mika Chocolates, and the chocolate dipped shortbread cookies.

UFO Parasailing

Since 1985, UFO Parasailing has been helping people create lasting memories while experiencing the adrenaline rush of a lifetime.

New Chiang Mai Thai Cuisine

The food they serve is genuinely a labor of love. Every spoonful of smooth wholesome curry, or fork full of tender rice and noodles is cooked to unmitigated perfection.

What to Bring when Hiking HVNP

What to bring: We highly recommend that you bring warm clothes and hiking shoes when visiting the park. The weather can be surprisingly cold, even during the summer months.

4d Quarter Horses

Come explore the lush prairie of 4d Quarter Horses, formerly known as Da Hana Ranch.

Maku’u Farmers Market

One of the most popular and indemand farmers markets on the Big Island.

Puʻuhonua o Hōnaunau National Park

Take a step back in time at the last fully preserved archaeological “City of Refuge” at Puʻuhonua o Hōnaunau National Park.

Isaacs Art Center

Refresh your creative mind for free in Waimea!

Moon and Turtle: Drinks

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

The Seaside Restaurant

Enjoy watching the brilliant Hawiian sunset, then stroll over to Seaside for delicious, high-quality locally grown food.

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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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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.

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.

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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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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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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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Best adventures Hawaii Volcanoes National Park has to offer!

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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 Dining in Volcano

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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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.

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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.