Monthly Archives: June 2011

Hawaii Performing Arts Festival

The 2011 Hawaii Performing Arts Festival has returned to the Big Island for its 7th season. From June 25th until July 15th residents and visitors will be able to attend a variety of performances ranging from concerts to staged theatrical … Continue reading

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Welcome to the Hawaiian Old West

When you think of Hawaii you probably picture someone riding a surfboard rather than a 1,600 pound bucking bull. However, Hawaii has a long tradition of cattle ranching and rodeo. The western lifestyle has been part of the culture for … Continue reading

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2011 Asian Pacific Economic Cooperation Summit in Hawaii

Obama is coming home in November, and he’s bringing some friends. Nineteen heads of state and their entourages will be attending the November 2011 APEC Summit in Hawaii, and over 10,000 other people are expected to be present. East-West Center … Continue reading

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Big Fish – Big Tournament – Big Island

The 2011 Kona fishing tournament season kicks off on June 25. This summer people from all over the world will come to Hawaii’s Big Island with the hope of catching the much sought after Pacific blue marlin. Prizes will be … Continue reading

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Big Island-Land of Adventure

Have you ever wanted to probe the depths of the ocean? Do you dream of getting up close and personal with a volcano? Maybe you’ve been itching to fly down a wire above the rainforest. If adrenaline-pumping activities are your … Continue reading

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Is Now the Time to Buy a Home?

Is 2011 a good year to purchase a home, or will housing prices continue to sink? No one seems to have a good answer, and when they do, the response is often cloaked behind statistics and economic analysis. A simple … Continue reading

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Only in Hawaii – Kona Coffee Farms

What’s so special about Kona coffee? Is it the flavor? Is it the rarity of the beans? (At $20-$50 a pound it sells for three to five times as much as other coffee beans.) Or is it something else? Maybe … Continue reading

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Agritourism on Big Island Hawai

What happens when Tourism and Agriculture are combined? Agritourism—Hawaii’s fastest growing industry! For a long time, it was thought that Hawaii could never become self-sufficient. In the past we’ve imported 85 to 90 percent of our food. However, all that … Continue reading

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