Makalawena Beach (Maks)

Best Beach Makalawena

  Makalawena Beach, or as I like to call it, Maks, is one of the most pristine white beaches on the Big Island! To get a chance to enjoy this beach is a once in a lifetime opportunity. It is not easy to get to, so there are very few tourists that will make the …

Kailua Kona, Hawaii

Black Sand Beach

ADVENTURE        We have created this site in Kona, Hawaii to be very simple and exciting and let you know what to do today in Kailua Kona and on the Big Island. No need to waste time looking for the best ideas for adventure in Kona, we have them all right here, mixed in together with enlightening …

Featured Attractions on the Big Island

Waikoloa Queens Market

Why do people come to the Big Island instead of the other 7 islands? We have put this webpage together to highlight the featured attractions on the Big Island. We will be traveling around the island and putting together details of what to look forward to on your next vacation to Hawaii! The Big Island …

Big Island Facts

Tap Here to explore Big Island Towns Aloha! Do you know where the Tallest mountain and second tallest mountain are from the base to top in the whole world? Do you know where the 13th tallest waterfall in the world is? Do you know where "National Geographic" pick for #10 Beach in the world is? Do …

Magic Sands on Ali’i Drive

Ali'i Sand

  If you live in Kona you are already well aware of Magic Sands on Ali'i Drive. If you are coming to visit, I guarantee you will want to spend at least one day at Magics! This is the most popular sandy beach in Kona! Magic Sands, otherwise known as Disappearing Sands and "White Sands Beach" …

69 Beach (WAIALEA BEACH)

69 Beach Waikoloa

Waialea Beach, or as the locals call it 69 Beach hasn't been as easily accessible as it has been in the last couple of years. It used to take a jacked up 4x4 to get back into the beach. There were no vehicle restrictions on the waterfront either and locals used to camp out and …

Volcano National Park

Volcano National Park Entrance

One of our favorite places to take our friends and our family when they come to Hawai'i to visit us is the Volcano National Park! It is open year around, 24 hours a day, including holidays! The staffed Kīlauea Visitor Center is open every day 9:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m and the Jaggar Museum is also open …

My Life of Luxury

Life of Luxury

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King Kamehameha Day!

Kamehameha Day Celebration Parade

June 11 in Hawaii is Kamehameha Day. Kamehameha Day was first honored and established by Kamehameha the fifth on 12-22-1871. It was started as a day to remember his granddad, Kamehameha the first. The first time it was observed was on the following year. In the late 1800s the day was celebrated with fairs, races and …

Pololu Valley

Popolu Valley

Aloha! Today we will be visiting Pololu Valley located on the northernmost valley of 7 on the north part of the Island of Hawaii. The views from the look out point are truly amazing! Like Waipio Valley to the south, the views are of steep landscaped cliffs covered in green foliage, dropping as much as 2000' in elevation …

Thurston Lava Tube

The Thurston Lava Tube definitely qualifies for inclusion in our Featured Attractions here on the Big Island! It is located in the heart of the Hawai'i Volcano National Forest. The Thurston Lava Tube is a 600 foot naturally formed cave-like "Lava Tube" that has long been dry and has a walking trail through it with …

Rainbow Falls

Rainbow Falls

Rainbow Falls, known as "Waiānuenue Falls" (meaning: Rainbow Water in Hawaiian) is a major Hawaii Island Featured Attraction! Appropriately named you can witness the water droplets create multiple rainbows around the base of the falls on a sunny morning. The falls are located just out of the town of Hilo, Hawaii just below the Hilo Hospital. …

Mauna Kea Summit

mauna-kea

  Aloha! Mauna Kea Summit sits at 13,802 ft above sea level in elevation. That would definitely be considered a tall mountain in any place in the world! The vast majority of mountains in the world, including Mount Everest, start rising at a certain elevation from a valley floor. The valley floor that the other mountains begin at …

Punalu’u Black Sand Beach

Turtle

Punaluʻu Black Sand Beach is a beautiful if not unusual beach located between the towns of Pāhala and Nāʻālehu here on the Big Island of Hawaii. The beach's black sand is actually basalt caused by lava flowing into the ocean that explodes as it reaches the ocean and cools. This volcanic activity is in the Hawaiʻi …

Akaka Falls

Akaka Falls

Akaka Falls is a spectacular Featured Attraction on the Big Island! This towering waterfall is located in the AKAKA FALLS STATE PARK. The park is a total of 65.4 acres. Hours when the gate is open is 8:30 am – 6 pm, seven days a week. Akaka means in the Hawaiian language, "crevice". The waterfall is 422 feet …

Hapuna Beach

aloha in the sand

Hapuna Beach is spectacular. This strikingly beautiful, perfect white sand beach is located on the gold coast of the Big Island of Hawai'i about two and a half miles south of Kawaihae. "Dr Beach" named it the Best Beach in America in 1993. On the northern end of the beach there is a large resort …

Waipi’o Valley

black sand beach

Waipi'o Valley is the biggest of seven large valleys in the North Hamakua District. The valley is a mile wide at the shoreline and about 6 miles deep. The valley is a stunning display of shear beauty. I highly recommend a visit, at least to the look out area that does not require Four Wheel …

Place of Refuge

Big Island from sea

This a great place to visit while you are on island. There is a flurry of information on the history of the Hawaiian people and the kapu system. There is a $5.00 parking fee and if your timing is right, you may get to join in on a guided tour from a Park Ranger. The …

Traveling Tours Kona

Coach Tours in Kona Hawaii

  ALOHA!! Traveling coach tours are an option many people enjoy for many different reasons. These organized tours take you through a knowledge filled journey from one destination to the next without having to drive and get lost. Here on the Big Island of Hawaii the Guided luxury coaches will take you to Kilauea, the …