Archive of: Big Island, Destinations



Why Don't You... May-Aug 2012

Why Don't You...

Need ideas on what to see and do while on the Big Island? We've got you covered.

Snorkeling in a Living Aquarium May-Aug 2012

Snorkeling in a Living Aquarium

If you’re looking for an amazing underwater adventure, head for the Wai‘opae Tidepools (also known as Kapoho Tidepools) on the Big Island’s eastern coast. A virtual “coral garden,” Wai‘opae is rich with coral growth and high in diversity.

Hawaii’s Greatest Monarch May-Aug 2012

Hawaii’s Greatest Monarch

Kamehameha the Great

Winter Fun in a Tropical Paradise Jan-Apr 2012

Winter Fun in a Tropical Paradise

Standing atop the summit of majestic Mauna Kea is more than just a breathtaking experience. High upon this sacred volcano is about as far as one can get from the hectic pace of everyday life.

Blue Lagoon Jan-Apr 2012

Blue Lagoon

Situated on the beautiful Kohala Coast, Kiholo Bay is like a convention center for beauty, wildlife, wilderness and history—dropped in the middle of a deserted lava field.

Living on the Edge Jan-Apr 2012

Living on the Edge

Once a thriving, yet uniquely laidback, Big Island beach town, Kalapana had it all—but the tiny community was seemingly vulnerable to the destructive volcanic eruptions caused by the island’s most active volcano, Kilauea.

Beach Spotlight Jan-Apr 2012

Beach Spotlight

Kaunaoa Beach (aka Mauna Kea Beach) is a beautiful and nationally ranked beach that is a great place for swimming and snorkeling on the Big Island.

Kona Coast September 2011

Kona Coast

Sunny Kailua-Kona is a busy seaside village consisting of many historic sites tucked among the open-air shops and ocean front restaurants along the banyan-shaded Alii Drive.