Night Diving with Manta Rays

By at February 17, 2012 | 5:58 am | 0 Comment

At 8:15 we’re driving down Ali’i dr. headed for Keauhou bay. The sun’s been down for two hours, there’s no moon, the ocean is just an inky blackness beyond the guardrail. We arrive at the Sheraton Keauhou Bay, park the car, and proceed up to the ocean overlook attached to the outdoor lounge. Here at Keauhou bay they shine bright lights into the coastal waters at night.

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Simple Hawaiian Food Dishes

By at February 12, 2012 | 9:03 am | 0 Comment

There is no facet of modern Hawaii where the multi-cultural influences are more evident than in the area of food. Everyday food choices that folks in Hawaii enjoy run a spectrum as glorious as Hawaii’s rainbows. Office party pot-lucks, picnics and other special, but informal gatherings offer a unique insight into the day to day lives of Hawaii’s people. On a menu at

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Whale and Dolphin Watching from Shore

By at February 4, 2012 | 7:43 pm | 0 Comment

Every year more than 2000 humpback whales travel to Hawaiian waters in winter to mate and give birth to offspring and about 800 of these animals spend their time in Hawaii around the shores of Big Island. Many people take whale watching charters or paddle kayaks offshore to view these massive underwater beasts, but if you know the right places to look you may be able to

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Big Island Airports – Which One is Best?

By at January 17, 2012 | 10:35 am | 0 Comment

Getting to and from the Big Island seems to getting easier every year especially for those who are arriving for the North American continent and points beyond. Many large airlines have discovered the Big Island and continue to expand non-stop service from the continent on a regular basis. Larger than al the other islands put together, the Big Island has become the only

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Kuana Torres Kahele – Delightful and Silky Island Sounds

By at January 13, 2012 | 10:13 am | 0 Comment

Many may have already encountered this Big Island talent during one of his performances as a part of the group Na Palapalai. The group was frequently featured at special events around the islands where they would bring their creative and cultural sounds to many visitors lucky enough to experience them at sunset in one of the large and lovely island resorts. However,

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In Search of Hawaiian History in Keauhou

By at December 23, 2011 | 10:16 am | 0 Comment

It’s a trip I’ve taken more than once over the past two years, but today, I thought it should be taken a slower than usual. Other times I have visited have been in the crush of the summer months where areas along Alii Drive swell with tourists, rental cars and other sign of economic prosperity. The weather wasn’t as postcard beautiful on this October day.

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Hawaii County Bed And Breakfasts – Be Sure It’s Legal

By at December 19, 2011 | 10:13 am | 0 Comment

Luxury resorts are numerous along the Kohala Coast of the Big Island, but many especially return visitors will opt out of the upscale resort experience in search of something more unique personal and private. The Big Island has many options to satisfy the tastes of the resort weary. However, there are many cautions for those in search of that ideal Big Island bed and

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Hilo’s Tsunami Past

By at December 3, 2011 | 5:12 am | 0 Comment

In recent years the world has been made shockingly aware what devastation and destruction can occur when earthquakes trigger tsunami. Traveling at the speeds of a jet aircraft, these waves are very difficult to track and advance warnings to possible victims can be a challenge even in this digital age. The Hawaiian Islands have had their share of tsunami. Hilo was

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Hawaiian Airlines Adds Service to Seoul

By at July 1, 2010 | 11:55 am | 0 Comment

Hawaiian Airlines yesterday announced new service between Honolulu and Seoul-Incheon which will commence in January 2011. The proposed new service still requires final approval from South Korea’s Ministry of Land, Transport and Maritime Affairs. Airlines don’t typically announce new routes until they have confirmed during negotiations with regulators and port

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