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.

Nov. 22, 2019

Friday Hula Performance at Keauhou Shopping Center

Enjoy a live hula performance on Fridays from 6 pm – 7 pm in our Center Courtyard before heading to dinner at one of our great restaurants.  

Nov. 22, 2019

39th Annual Hawai‘i International Film Festival - Big Island

As the vanguard forum of international cinematic achievement in the Asia-Pacific region, Hawai‘i International Film Festival (HIFF) endeavors to recognize n...

Nov. 23, 2019

Keahou Farmer's Market

Where can you find fresh produce and tropical fruits? At our Farmers Market 8am – 12pm every Saturday!  

Nov. 23, 2019

39th Annual Hawai‘i International Film Festival - Big Island

As the vanguard forum of international cinematic achievement in the Asia-Pacific region, Hawai‘i International Film Festival (HIFF) endeavors to recognize n...

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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.

What's Going On at Mauna Kea? A Visitors Guide to the Current Standoff

By Richard Melendez, Digital Editor You may have seen the marchers pass by your hotel or driven by sign-wavers along the side of the road. Maybe you even had plans to visit the summit of Mauna Kea... Read more

Talking with Jason Trim of Makani Golf Club—The Course Locals Don’t Want You to Know About

By Kent Coules, Publisher Makani Golf Club's signature 17th hole is as terrifying as it is breathtaking “Makani” is the Hawaiian word for wind. You could be excused for thinking it me... Read more

Hula in Hilo: The 56th Annual Merrie Monarch Festival

Hula Kahiko performance [Courtesy Merrie Monarch Festival] A journey undertaken by ancient ancestors, the love between a man and woman, the gentle sway of palm trees beneath the light of a fu... Read more

Five Fascinating Facts About the Giant Manta Rays of Hawai‘i

By Kent Coules, Publisher One of the most popular activities on the Big Island of Hawaii is nighttime swimming with giant manta rays. These giant “birds of the ocean” can awe the most ... Read more

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Hawaii Forest & Trail

Award-winning nature tours

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Kamanu Charters

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Kohala Zipline

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Dining

The Fish Hopper

Dine on the waterfront

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Annie's Island Fresh Bur...

Sandwiches, burgers, beer and...

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Big Island Juice Company

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On the Rocks

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L & L Hawaiian Bbq

Enjoy a local plate lunch

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Lemongrass Bistro

Casual Asian caf in Kona

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‘Oahi Entertainment

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Kanaloa Octopus Farm

World's First Octopus farm in...

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KapohoKine Adventures

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Kenai Koffee

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Honolua Surf Company

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Mac nuts from tree to treat

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Joe's Nuts

Macadamia nuts and coffee sales

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