Category Archives: Big Island

Green Sand Beach & South Point, Big Island Hawaii

There are only four green sand beaches in the world and one of them happens to be on Big Island, Hawaii. It is named Papakolea Beach [On Hwy. 11 between the 69 and 70 mile markers, find the signed South … Continue reading

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Punalu’u Bake Shop, Big Island Hawaii

Malasadas are an awesome Portuguese donut which became extremely popular in Hawaiian culture. If you’ve never had one, you must try! Our first time gorging on these tasty morsels was on the island of Oahu at Leonard’s, a bakery renowned … Continue reading

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Volcano Winery, Volcano Hawaii

Volcano red, macadamia nut honey, and Hawaiian guava grape. With names like those, who wouldn’t want to taste some fruity wine while in paradise? The vibe at Volcano Winery [35 Piimauna Dr, Volcano, HI 96785 10-530] is classy, yet laid … Continue reading

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Akatsuka Orchid Gardens, Volcano Hawaii

Orchids are one of the most exceptional and exotic blossoms I have encountered in life. I love how such a bold and vibrant flower pops out of a slender mundane stem. My love began when I went to the orchid … Continue reading

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Punalu‘u Beach, Big Island Hawaii

Funny thing about this beach. There are so many wonderful elements, but tanning and swimming aren’t at the top of the list! Punalu‘u Beach [Hwy 11 Island of Hawaii, HI 96777] has some of the blackest sand I have ever … Continue reading

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How to spend a day in Hawaii Volcanoes National Park

Visiting Hawaii Volcanoes National Park is simply a must when on the Big Island. It is incredible to be in the presence of an active volcano and such diverse awe inspiring nature. Pele the Hawaiian fire goddess lives here, so … Continue reading

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Moon and Turtle, Hilo

One faithful night we had what was easily our best meal on Big Island, and quite possibly one of the best on Hawaii, or anywhere else for that matter! Moon and Turtle [51 Kalakaua St Hilo, HI 96720] is a … Continue reading

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