Kohala Coast

Exploring Hawaii's Pololu Valley

A twilight hike into a 'little Eden' on Hawaii’s Big Island reinforces the magic of travel.

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Three Ring Ranch

As a child, Ann Goody loved visiting museums, always leaving behind her smeared nose and handprints as she pressed her face against the glass to get a better look at the exhibits. It was there she dreamed of having a museum of her own. But the Big Bear, Calif., native wanted a different type of...

Hawaii's Valley of the Kings: The Waipio Valley

Great Hawaiian chiefs have been laid to rest in this “Valley of the Kings,” home to generations of ali‘i (royalty) and the lo‘i (taro fields) the Hawaiians tended faithfully. Framed by a black-sand beach, 2,000-foot cliffs, and waterfalls immortalized in song, Waipi‘o has a palpable mystical...

Planning a Hawaii Vacation

Balmy weather, sandy beaches and a lot of aloha, but before packing sunscreen and bathing suits, first-time visitors to Hawaii need to ask themselves two preliminary questions: 1) How long will they stay?; and 2) Which island(s) will they visit?

For those on a weeklong vacation, visiting...

Meet the Bees: A Tasting Tour of Big Island Honey

Aside from snow-capped Maunakea, the lush rainforests of Hamakua Coast, PGA pro-worthy golf courses and black-sanded beaches, the Big Island is also home to a lesser-known attraction – bee farms.

Visit Big Island Bees and learn about the manpower behind our favorite golden jars. Get a...

Paddle Pros on the Big Island

Outrigger paddlers from around the world gather on the Big Island for a 3-day competition.