Monthly Archives: March 2012

Puna Beachfront Homes

Living in a Puna ocean-side home offers the rare opportunity to enjoy salt and pepper sand beaches visited by spinner dolphins, sea turtles and humpback whales. Heated tide pools can be found along the coast and the tropical jungle gives … Continue reading

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Island Hopping

Are you thinking about taking a vacation on Hawaii, but can’t decide which island to stay on?  Are you torn between hiking along the cliffs of the Na Pali Coast on Kauai or relaxing in a luxury resort spa on … Continue reading

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KaMilo: Living with History

In Italy there are modern apartment that use the same arches as the ancient ruins of the Roman Forum.  In Paris you can rent an apartment overlooking the Notre Dame Cathedral.  And on the Big Island you can own a … Continue reading

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Big Towns on the Big Island

For centuries the Big Island has been the heart of Hawaiian Civilization.  King Kamehamea the Great made it his home and ruled over the Kingdom of Hawaii from Keahou Bay.  While there are over 4,000 square miles of spectacular scenery … Continue reading

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2012 Free Charging for Electric Car Owners

You wish you could to help the planet by reducing your carbon footprint.  You wish you could drive a car that had zero emissions.  You wish, but in the back of your mind you’re thinking, “Its just not practical.”  That … Continue reading

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“The Descendants” Hawaii Film Locations

If you’ve seen the Oscar award winning film The Descendants, (Best Adapted Screenplay) you may be wondering how to find some of the places where it was filmed. Often Hawaii is used to depict somewhere else. The lush landscape of … Continue reading

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The Dream of Hawaii, Hualalai Resort

The luxurious Hualalai Resort, located on the Gold Coast north of Kailua-Kona, is one of the most private and elegant communities on the the Big Island. Multi-million dollar homes dot the forty miles of tranquil coastline. Pristine fairways cut between … Continue reading

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Big Island Adrenaline Rush

Hawaii is known for its pristine beaches, swaying palm trees, and lazy days in the sun.  However, it also offers a variety of activities for the more adventurous.  Whether you’re a long time resident of the Big Island or just … Continue reading

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Living the Resort Life Outside of a Resort

Up the road from the Kaloko-Honokohau National Historical Park is a quaint community called Kona Hills Estates.  The mix of lava rock and lush tropical terrain is typical of the leeward side of the Big Island and a perfect spot … Continue reading

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17th Annual Kona Brewer’s Festival

What happens when you put crafted beers, island-style cuisine, and live music together?  An annual Big Island fundraiser like no other, the Kona Brewer’s Festival. This year’s festival is sponsored by Sunetric Keauhou Veterinary Hospital and First Hawaiian Bank and … Continue reading

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