Merrie Monarch Hawaiian Arts and Crafts Fair starts Wednesday

The fair starts at 9 a.m. and goes till 5 p.m. Wednesday to Friday and 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. on Saturday, with free admission.

Virtual tour at conservation center on Big Island showcases endangered Hawaiian birds

The Keauhou Bird Conservation Center, near Volcano, is one of two centers operated through a partnership between San Diego Zoo Wildlife Alliance, U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service, and the DLNR Division of Forestry and Wildlife, for the care and perpetuation of numerous critically endangered Hawaiian forest birds.

Travelers to Big Island should plan ahead for Easter weekend and Merrie Monarch Hula Festival

The week-long Merrie Monarch cultural festival is expected to draw thousands of participants and enthusiasts to Hawai‘i Island, which could mean increased crowds and limited parking at Hawai‘i’s five busiest airports. The Hilo International Airport in particular is expected to be busy throughout the festival week, and travelers flying into and out of Hilo should plan accordingly.

Rock music’s Michele Rundgren is selling Tiki ‘Iniki – the only tiki bar on Kaua‘i

Michele and her husband, rock star Todd Rundgren, opened Tiki ‘Iniki on the North Shore of the Garden Isle in 2013.

One Hawai‘i Island hālau hula participating in this year’s Merrie Monarch hula competition

Twenty-two hālau hula are participating this year. Hālau Ka Lehua Pua Kamaehu, under the direction of Kumu Hula Kasie Puahala Kaleohano & Brandi Nohelani Barrett, is the only Big Island group participating in this year’s competition.

Hawai‘i Tourism Authority Supports ‘Āina-based Training and Stewardship Program on Hawai‘i Island

Ten Kaʻū community residents were recently celebrated at a hō‘ike in Pāhala for completing “Ka‘ū Hoa Pili ‘Āina,” a four-month, ‘āina-based education training program as part of the Hawai‘i Tourism Authority’s (HTA) destination management efforts and Hawai‘i Island Community-Based Action Stewardship Program. “The Ka‘ū community voiced the need to better manage tourism impacts on the […]

Visiting the Big Island or need a staycation? Check out a few places to stay

From resorts to hotels, the Big Island offers a unique and pleasant stay for travelers.

Public comment sought for how to improve accessibility at Hawai‘i Volcanoes National Park

The draft plan lays out existing barriers to accessibility, provides recommendations for improving in-park access and proposes timeframes to implement changes.

Top 20 things to do on the Big Island Aug. 17-23: Benefit concerts to help Maui wildfire relief efforts, ‘Bladrunner’ at the Palace, Tanabata Japanese Star Festival and more

From benefit concerts to help Maui wildfire relief and recovery efforts, live music and old movies to a celebration of the Hawaiian honeycreeper, the Tanabata Japanese Star Festival and more, there’s plenty of events happening on the Big Island this week. Here’s your Top 20 events on the Big Island this week.

Hawaiʻi State Art Museum opens new exhibit ‘Creatures and Characters’

The Hawai‘i State Art Museum’s latest exhibit, “Creatures and Characters,” features diverse artworks by 39 artists.

Top 20 things to do on the Big Island Aug. 10-16: Donate to Lahaina, Flower Fest, Pāhoa Art Walk, Carlos Santana Tribute, and Football

From a Flower Festival in Honoka’a to a Tribute to Carlos Santana in Hilo, there’s music, food, Walks to End homelessness and more happening on the Big Island this week. But our No. 1 thing to do this week is help the people of Lahaina. Here’s your Top 20 events on the Big Island this week.

Aloha Festivals 2023 theme is Piliʻāina: to have kinship with the land

Hawai‘i’s Aloha Festivals, a month-long celebration of the islands’ diverse cultures, returns on Oʻahu with the theme “Piliʻāina,” focusing on the connection between people and the land.

Aloha Festivals seeks participants for 2023 Royal Court, annual Floral Parade

Aloha Festivals is currently accepting applications for the 2023 Royal Court, as well as participants for the 75th Annual Floral Parade presented by ‘Alohilani Resort Waikīkī Beach.

Top 20 things to do on the Big Island June 22-28: KATCHAFIRE, Kona marlin tourney, Hilo Pride Weekend

The Top 20 things to do on the Big Island for the week of June 22-28 includes: KATCHAFIRE, Kona marlin tourney, Hilo Pride Weekend and Keller Williams. Find our comprehensive listing HERE.

‘Fires of Polynesia’ ignites Kings’ Shops with free live entertainment on Big Island

“Fires of Polynesia,” a free live performance at the Kings’ Shops in Waikōloa Beach Resort, showcases the strength and artistry of Polynesian dancers wielding the power of fire.

Kupuna on Big Island can compete in Kiwanis spelling bee

The Kiwanis Kupuna Spelling Bee preliminary event on Hawai‘i Island will be held on June 24 at 9 a.m. at Hawai’i Island Adult Care.

Statewide coffee conference to be held on Kauaʻi June 15-17

This year, the Hawaiʻi Coffee Association conference will be held on Kauaʻi and feature interactive workshops on cupping, roasting, green grading, brewing, grinding and field grafting.

Kalani Retreat Center in Pāhoa offers free ʻGrow Resilienceʻ classes

Kalani Retreat Center in Pāhoa is hosting the “Grow Resilience” class series, which focuses on sustainable living and growing food.

Salvation Army announces Camp Homelaniʻs 2023 Keiki summer camp sessions

The Salvation Army Hawaiian & Pacific Island’s Division has announced their 2023 keiki summer camp season at Camp Homelani, located in Waialua on Oʻahu’s North Shore.

New virtual field trip shows students snail conservation in Hawaiʻi

The Department of Land and Natural Resources Division of Forestry and Wildlife has created a unique virtual field trip that allows students to experience a world-class conservation program focused on protecting endangered kāhuli (native land snails).
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