Hawaii Activities

Grand Naniloa Hotel Hilo to celebrate Polynesian culture with special lūʻaus Nov. 21 and Dec. 26

The events will pay tribute to the music, hula and the variety of dynamic Polynesian cultures that inhibit the Island of Hawaiʻi and community of Hilo.

Holiday food drive kicks off at South Kohala resort

Hawaiʻi Island community members are invited to support The Food Basket now through Dec. 22

Hilo’s Pink Out Color Run this weekend to support Breast cancer awareness

The American Cancer Society’s fifth annual 5K Pink Out Color run is coming up this Saturday.

Watch: Humpbacks are back with whale breach off West Hawaiʻi coast

Humpback whales have returned to Big Island waters a little earlier than usual this season.

Cop on Top Fundraiser For Special Olympics Returns

Big Island police will again be raising funds for Special Olympics athletes for three days later this week.

Hawaiʻi Film Festival Announces This Year’s Winners

The Fourth Annual Made in Hawaiʻi Film Festival closed out its Hilo portion of the event on Sunday, May 8, with an awards ceremony at the Hilo Palace Theater.

HVNP Invites Everyone to Celebrate National Park Week

National Park Week is April 16-24, and Hawaiʻi Volcanoes National Park invites everyone to celebrate with a fee-free Saturday and slew of other fun-filled and educational events, including the return of ranger programs and the Thomas A. Jaggar living history performance.

Art Entries Sought For Official Image of 51st Kona Coffee Cultural Festival

Hawai’i’s oldest food festival is seeking signature art entries for its official 2022 image.

Kupu Urges Youth to Apply for Conservation Corps Summer Program

Youth from throughout the state will have a chance to gain some hands-on experience in conservation this summer through the Hawai‘i Youth Conservation Corps Summer Program.

West Hawai‘i County Band to Present Free Concert

Start the New Year off on the right foot — tapping along to music.

Hilo Community Players to Present ‘Christmas Cabaret’

Get ready for three festive evenings of dance, stories and performances by the Hilo Community Players during “Christmas Cabaret.”

Kona Commons October Artisan Market

More than 55 vendors from around the island will offer a variety of curated products to shoppers.

Hawaiʻi’s Best Family Friendly Hotels

Hilton Waikoloa Village, Kohala, Big Island Hilton Waikoloa features three waterfall-enhanced swimming pools, a giant 175-foot waterslide and a lazy river. The four-acre ocean-fed lagoon is its own private beach that is protected from waves and safe for beginning swimmers. The resort’s Dolphin Quest allows guests to touch, feed and swim with the dolphins. Boats […]

What You Need to Know About Hawai’i Island

Hawai’i Island, also known as the “Big Island” is so big that every other island can fit inside of it – and the island is still growing. The Big Island was created from five different volcanoes; Mauna Kea, Mauna Loa, Kīlauea, Hualālai and Kohala. Kīlauea is the most active volcano in the world and is […]

Top 10 Beaches in Hawaiʻi

Reminder: Always pack your trash and leave the beaches as you arrived. Never turn your back to the ocean. Always go under a breaking wave or run. If in doubt, don’t go out. Ask a lifeguard if conditions look dangerous as conditions can change at any time. 1. Punaluʻu (Black Sand Beach), Big Island This […]

8 Must-Read Cost Saving Tips Before Traveling to Hawaii

When you’re traveling to the most isolated island in the world, costs can get expensive. According to AAA, a couple spends on average $793/day between food, lodging and activities. We’ve put together some helpful tips to help keep your budget in-line, while having the Hawaii vacation of a lifetime! 1. Plan Ahead Planning your vacation […]

The Best of Big Island by District

Moku is the Hawaiian word for “district” and each of the eight main islands of Hawai‘i have them.

Which Hawaiian Island Suits Your Vacation Style?

The team at FishingBooker recently produced a blog to help readers determine which Hawaiian Island is the best option based on preferences and interests.

Top 10 Tips to Help You Save for a Hawai‘i Vacation

Travel hacks for the budget-savvy getaway.

The Most Romantic Places in Hawai‘i

There are countless romantic places on the Big Island, from fiery lava flows and intimate seaside eateries to velvety beaches and cascading waterfalls.
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