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 …

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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 …

Beaches on The Big Island of Hawaii

Best Beach Makalawena

We have created this page to help those that are not already aware of the Beaches located on the Big Island. This page will continue to be updated as we continue to post stories about new beaches that we visit. The Big Island is the youngest of all of the islands and sandy beaches are …

Big Island Facts

  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 you know where the …

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 …

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 …

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 …

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 …

Kua Bay

Kua Bay

The official name, according to the State of Hawaii, is Manini'owali. It's a little difficult to pronounce so we all call it Kua Bay. Kua Bay is an example of the most perfect Hawai'i sandy Beach, but only for about 10 months out of the year. The white sand and crystal clear blue water and white …

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 …

What is the largest Island in the United States?

The World of HAWAII

The Big island of Hawaii is the largest island in the US. There are many large islands in the United States but the Big Island in Hawaii is the biggest, it covers 4,028 square miles. The second and third largest islands in the country are Kodiak Island, Alaska and Puerto Rico. Kodiak Island is 3,588 …

Snorkel and Dive in Kona

  ALOHA!! Mahalo for surfing our site where we swim off the shores of the Big Island of Hawaii, out of Kailua Kona, Hawaii. Underwater diving opens you up to whole new world! The lava cliffs and coral outcroppings below the sea level of the Big Island coast are teeming with tropical fish in an amazing …

Sport Fishing Kona

ALOHA!! These charter opportunities on the Kona Coast are the best in the world! Blue Marlin, Striped Marlin, Black Marlin, Spearfish, Mahi Mahi, Ono (Wahoo), Ahi, Yellow Fin Tuna,Big Eye Tuna, Skipjack Tuna, Amberjack, Shark, Giant Trevally, Snapper, and Grouper and the list goes on and on. But who are the best charter companies and …

Segway, ATV, Jetski Kona

ALOHA!! Parasailing, Submarines, Jetovator, Jet Packing, Jet Skiing, Moped and scooters, and ATVing on the Big Island of Hawaii is an exhilarating way to enjoy your vacation or staycation and behold the beauty of the Island with a thrill twist! Parasailing allows you to see the island from the aspect of a bird soaring across …

Kayak Companies in Kona

  ALOHA!! Taking a Kayak out on the Big Island of Hawaii is an amazing way to see the beauty of the Sea and coastal shoreline! The Kayaking company below offers amazing opportunities to see the island from the aspect of the sea. Paddle past reefs filled with thousands of fish at a comfortable 80 …

Surf in Kona

ALOHA!! Surfing is the original Hawaiian watersport that is now embraced throughout coastal areas all around the world. It all began with canoe operators that would ride the waves in after a long hard day of fishing; it became a sport of the Kings and has now become a sport that is celebrated around the …

Whale watching Kona

ALOHA!! The warm waters of the Kona Coast offer an ideal environment for the birthing of the humpback whales; it is an amazing site to behold these massive creatures breach into theair in a type of mystical dance from ancient times, training for their young calves. They come into our calm, warm waters to give …