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TAKE A WALK ON THE ISLAND OF HAWAII'S WILD SIDE
June 1, 2016

Four if by land. Three if by sea. Three, again, if by sky. That’s the number of great ideas below, designed to help plan an inspiring vacation getaway on the island of Hawaii with lots of outdoor activities and adventures – some so wild and very much products of the myriad landscapes and climates of our 4,028-square-foot island, you’ll experience them nowhere else in the world.

15 BIG THINGS YOU REALLY NEED TO KNOW ABOUT THE ISLAND OF HAWAII
June 1, 2016

Pssst! Want to learn a few very cool things about the island of Hawaii? Here’s the first: It’s a lot more than just big, folks. Proving that, here’s a handy collection of 15 other big and interesting facts you should (but might not) know about the island.

SIZZLIN' MAY NEWS FROM HAWAII, THE BIG ISLAND
May 2, 2016

Take a Kilauea volcano rainforest hike to learn how Native Hawaiians closely observed and cared for the natural world. Or discover the coolness of traditional Portuguese stone oven baking, attending a Buddhist bon dance, or learning hula from a kumu hula (hula teacher). On Hawaii Island, the diverse cultural and artistic expressions born of the state’s world-renowned multiethnic population are celebrated year-round at myriad festivals, events, exhibits and museums, and on dozens of indoor and outdoor tours and activities. You’ll find a handful of these below, along with other Hawaii Island hotel, activity, dining and event news.

SIZZLIN' APRIL NEWS FROM HAWAII, THE BIG ISLAND
April 1, 2016

You can live the sporting life just about any way you wish on Hawaii Island. Fancy yourself a participant – someone who can’t wait to get on the world-famous golf courses of the Kona and Kohala Coasts the moment your flight touches terra firma? Perhaps you’re a spectator – someone who’s always wanted to catch the swimming start and running finish of the IRONMAN World Championship triathlon live and in-person at Kailua Pier. Read on for more events and activities matching your level of sports fanaticism, plus the latest scoop on Hawaii Island hotel, dining, meeting, activity and airline developments. Ready. Set. Come out and play!   

SIZZLIN' MARCH NEWS FROM HAWAII, THE BIG ISLAND
March 1, 2016

Bring the ohana (family)! That’s the big-picture plan for the outdoor activity, resort and travel deals featured below, all ideal for a Hawaii Island vacation with the kids, with grandma and grandpa invited along, or the extended family in tow. The good news if you’re not a family guy or girl? Many of the deals and activities are awesome for couples and solo travelers, too.   

SIZZLIN FEBRUARY NEWS FROM HAWAII, THE BIG ISLAND
February 1, 2016

Hawaii Island – On the road again. Travelers can’t wait to get on Hawaii Island’s roads, highways and streets for time with their favorite scenic spots and outdoor activities, or a day of simply seeing where the asphalt takes them. Planning a Hawaii Island road trip in the weeks or months ahead? Check out this “Hawaii’s Scenic Byways”guide, then pay a visit to some of the cool stops listed below.

SIZZLIN’ JANUARY NEWS FROM HAWAII, THE BIG ISLAND
January 4, 2016

Hawaii Island – It’s a new dawn, it’s a new day, it’s a new year on Hawaii Island. And it’s feelin’ good. Start the new year off right by making solid plans for Hawaii Island travel in spring 2016, and take advantage of the new (and ongoing) hotel, activity and dining deals below. Hauoli makahiki hou (Happy New Year)!

SIZZLIN' DECEMBER NEWS FROM HAWAII, THE BIG ISLAND
December 1, 2015

Ocean adventures are what’s sizzlin’ (or, in this case, warmly sizzlin’) on Hawaii Island. Visitors can prepare to dip their feet in the Pacific waters with the list below. Plus, additional updates regarding what’s new on the island!

SIZZLIN' NOVEMBER NEWS FROM HAWAII, THE BIG ISLAND
November 1, 2015

If you’re planning your next Hawaii vacation, consider these Hawaii-Island specialties, from traditional Portuguese sweetbread baking and microbrews flavored by koa blossom honey, to inspired locavore dinner menus and local-ingredient-infused cocktails.

SIZZLIN’ OCTOBER NEWS FROM HAWAII, THE BIG ISLAND
October 1, 2015

Lace up your hiking boots, slather on some sunscreen, fill your canteens with lots of water and your backpack with trail mix, then head out into Hawaii Island’s great outdoors and onto its many hiking trails. We’ve got a handful of hiking adventures lined up below, and some upcoming accommodation specials and events.