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.

Oct. 21, 2018

Kokua Kailua 2018

Special events in Historic Kailua Village bring residents and visitors together to celebrate the special attributes of this seaside village. There is no better place t...

Oct. 21, 2018

The Addams Family: A New Musical

Creepy, kooky, mysterious, spooky—beloved Morticia, Lurch, and all the Addams come alive—or dead— on the Aloha stage in this popular Broadway musical, jus...

Oct. 26, 2018

The Addams Family: A New Musical

Creepy, kooky, mysterious, spooky—beloved Morticia, Lurch, and all the Addams come alive—or dead— on the Aloha stage in this popular Broadway musical, jus...

Oct. 27, 2018

Kailua Village Hawaiian Sunset Saturday

Special events in Historic Kailua Village bring residents and visitors together to celebrate the special attributes of this seaside village. There is no better place to mee...

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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.

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

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 living.” In fact he does all o... 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

To Do on the Big Island: Rainy Day Activities

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

Big Island on a Budget: Inexpensive Family-Friendly Activities

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

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Boss Frog's Snorkel, Sur...

Beach, snorkel accessories & ...

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Kamanu Charters

Konas only sailing catamaran

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Kohala Zipline

A Kohala Canopy Adventure

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Snorkel Bob's

Offering Snorkel Bob brand gear

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Body Glove Cruises

Sail an award-winning catamaran

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Captain Zodiac

Ride fast, maneuverable boats

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Dining

Umeke's Fishmarket Bar &...

Local-style food in Kona

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Kuhio Grille

Famous fried rice in Hilo

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Broke Da Mouth Grindz

Local-stye food in Kona

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Cronies Bar & Grill

Enjoy the best burgers, pizza...

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Da Poke Shack

Local-style food for takeout ...

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Bongo Ben's Island Cafe

Oceanside cafe in Kona

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Kanaloa Octopus Farm

World's First Octopus farm in...

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Legends of Hawaiʻi Lūʻau

An Exhilarating, Captivating ...

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TJ’s Pau Hana Hale

Variety of cocktails, wine an...

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Tiki Shark Art Hawaii

Award-winning art and lifesty...

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Original Donkey Balls Store

One of Kona's Best Treats

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Quill & Feather

Artisan jewelry and boutique ...

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Kona Beach and Sports

Clothing and accessories for ...

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BioAstin (Ironman)

Great for quick muscle recovery

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Menehune Coffee Company

Serving only 100% Kona Coffee

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