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

This Week Big Island

This Week Big Island

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.

Feb. 22, 2019

"Mamma Mia!" at Aloha Theatre

ABBA's legendary music comes to our stage illustrating a story of love, family, and friendship in this "modern classic" that is among Broadway's Top 10 long-running shows.

Feb. 22, 2019

Kahilu Presents Lorenzo's Army Dance Night

Kahilu Theatre is opening up a dance floor in the Mike Luce Studio (MLS) featuring live music with local bands. Lorenzo’s Army has been playing music on the...

Feb. 23, 2019

"Mamma Mia!" at Aloha Theatre

ABBA's legendary music comes to our stage illustrating a story of love, family, and friendship in this "modern classic" that is among Broadway's Top 10 long-running shows.

Feb. 23, 2019

Hawaiʻi Island Living & Design Expo

Come to the 14th Annual Kona-Kohala Chamber of Commerce Hawaii Island Living & Design Expo at the Sheraton Kona Resort and Spa at Keauhou Bay. With over 40 hi...

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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.

Information. Inspiration. Action. Dan Lutkenhouse Plans to Change the World One Visitor at a TIme

By Kent Coules, Publisher “I see kids in the parking lot moping when they get here, not wanting to go to a garden, and beaming like they just went to Disneyland when they leave.” So s... Read more

Top 10 Reasons to Visit the Big Island of Hawai‘i

By Kent Coules, Publisher Deciding to vacation in Hawai‘i is an easy choice for many as evidenced by the nearly 10 million people who visited in 2018. What is not so easy is deciding which i... Read more

Hiking on the Big Island: A Chat with Hawaii Forest & Trail Founder Rob Pacheco

By Kent Coules, This Week Publisher Rob Pacheco hikes for a living. I could have said, “Rob Pacheco gazes at stars for a living.” Or, “Rob Pacheco studies Big Island birds for a... Read more

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

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Captain Zodiac

Ride fast, maneuverable boats

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Snorkel Bob's

Offering Snorkel Bob brand gear

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Kamanu Charters

Konas only sailing catamaran

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Kohala Zipline

A Kohala Canopy Adventure

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Boss Frog's Snorkel, Sur...

Beach, snorkel accessories & ...

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Body Glove Cruises

Sail an award-winning catamaran

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Dining

Kamuela Provision Company

Serves prime steaks and islan...

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Menehune Coffee Company

Serving only 100% Kona Coffee

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Bleu Cupcakery

Specialty cupcake caf in Kona

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The Fish Hopper

Dine on the waterfront

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Monstera Sushi

Noodles and sushi on the Koha...

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Aloha Vista Bar & Grill

Flavors of Italy with a majes...

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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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Studio 55 Hawaii

Fashion and jewelry boutique

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Pearl Factory

Hawaiis Original Pearl-In-The...

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Miller's Surf & Sport

Kona's one-top shotfor skate,...

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ChoiceMART

Full-service South Kona grocer

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Buddha's Cup

Award-winning Kona coffee

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ABC Stores

The Store with Aloha

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