This Week Big Island

Explore the Orchid Isle, where Hawaiian history and culture is ever present. Take your time touring coffee plantations, visiting Hawai'i Volcanoes National Park, star gazing at the summit of Mauna Kea and more. Whether you're visiting Hilo, Kailua-Kona, Waimea or elsewhere, the Big Island will surely capture your heart.

This Week Big Island

Explore the Orchid Isle, where Hawaiian history and culture is ever present. Take your time touring coffee plantations, visiting Hawai'i Volcanoes National Park, star gazing at the summit of Mauna Kea and more. Whether you're visiting Hilo, Kailua-Kona, Waimea or elsewhere, the Big Island will surely capture your heart.

This Week Big Island

Explore the Orchid Isle, where Hawaiian history and culture is ever present. Take your time touring coffee plantations, visiting Hawai'i Volcanoes National Park, star gazing at the summit of Mauna Kea and more. Whether you're visiting Hilo, Kailua-Kona, Waimea or elsewhere, the Big Island will surely capture your heart.

This Week Big Island

Explore the Orchid Isle, where Hawaiian history and culture is ever present. Take your time touring coffee plantations, visiting Hawai'i Volcanoes National Park, star gazing at the summit of Mauna Kea and more. Whether you're visiting Hilo, Kailua-Kona, Waimea or elsewhere, the Big Island will surely capture your heart.

This Week Big Island

Explore the Orchid Isle, where Hawaiian history and culture is ever present. Take your time touring coffee plantations, visiting Hawai'i Volcanoes National Park, star gazing at the summit of Mauna Kea and more. Whether you're visiting Hilo, Kailua-Kona, Waimea or elsewhere, the Big Island will surely capture your heart.

Upcoming Events on Big Island

The fun never stops in Hawaiʻi! Throughout the year you can enjoy cultural gatherings, music festivals, hula shows, sports events and so much more. Browse through our calendar of events below.

Aug. 15, 2018

25th Annual Original Play Festival

Six new, unpublished, unproduced plays will be presented in four days of staged readings by 21 actors, with six first time directors at the helm, for Aloha Theatre's 25th A...

Aug. 16, 2018

25th Annual Original Play Festival

Six new, unpublished, unproduced plays will be presented in four days of staged readings by 21 actors, with six first time directors at the helm, for Aloha Theatre's 25th A...

Aug. 17, 2018

West Hawai’i County Band Concerts

The West Hawai’i County Band, a 20-piece brass band comprised of community members, has released its performance schedule for 2018. The West Hawai&rsqu...

Aug. 17, 2018

Saving ʻŌhiʻa Documentary

The Department of Land and Natural Resources (DLNR) Division of Forestry and Wildlife (DOFAW) announces the release of "Saving ʻŌhiʻa, Hawaii’s Sacred Tree," a new ha...

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Stories

There's so much to learn about this tropical paradise we call Hawai'i. Start your journey today by reading more about what makes this place so special.

The Unsinkable Maggie Brown: The Story of Body Glove Cruises and its President

Some people seem to have a professional destiny, usually borne of family pedigree. Maggie Brown, President of Body Glove Cruises, is one such person.Brown’s great-great uncle, Captain Asa Mea... Read more

Rainy Day Fun on the Big Island

Despite the common perception of Hawaiʻi as a tropical getaway, some days are spent shrouded in gray clouds and intermittent showers, weather conditions that keep visitors and locals alike holed up... Read more

Tackling the Big Island on a Budget

It’s no secret that a trip to Hawaiʻi can seriously rack up the bill. After all, it pays to spend time in paradise! From dining decisions to pricey attractions, an island vacation can bring u... Read more

Editor’s Pick: Quick Bites for Breakfast on the Big Island

If you’re like most people visiting Hawaiʻi, your itinerary is chock full of places to go, activities to enjoy and new things to try. And while quality dining is always enjoyable, sometimes y... Read more

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Captain Zodiac

Ride fast, maneuverable boats

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Body Glove Cruises

Sail an award-winning catamaran

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Kamanu Charters

Konas only sailing catamaran

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Boss Frog's Snorkel, Sur...

Beach, snorkel accessories & ...

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Snorkel Bob's

Offering Snorkel Bob brand gear

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Kohala Zipline

A Kohala Canopy Adventure

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Dining

San Francisco Bay Gourme...

Tropical Hawaiʻi meets the ci...

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Keoki’s Ono Fish & Chips

freshly made, baked fish taco...

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Thai Thai Restaurant

Delicious Thai food in Volcano

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Island Roots

Kona food truck

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Island Ono Loa Grill

Burgers, hot dogs in Kona

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808 Grindz Cafe

Local-style fare in Kona

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TJ’s Pau Hana Hale

Variety of cocktails, wine an...

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Legends of Hawaiʻi Lūʻau

An Exhilarating, Captivating ...

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Kanaloa Octopus Farm

World's First Octopus farm in...

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Fun Virtual Hawaii

Experience the beauty of Hawa...

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Quilt Passions

Fulfill your passion for Hawa...

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Holualoa Village

Art, gifts, coffee in mountai...

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The Fine Hawaiian Gift G...

Locally made-and-designed Gifts

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Kona Wine Market

Select wine, beer and spirits...

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Mauna Loa Macadamia Nut ...

Mac nuts from tree to treat

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Keauhou Store

Slice of living history along...

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