Monthly Archives: May 2012

Big Island Farm to Fork

Nowhere else in the US is the farm to fork movement more prevalent than in Hawaii.  While other communities may site the poor taste and nutrients of shipped ingredients or the dangers of high production commercialized farms as their reasons … Continue reading

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U.S. News Names Big Island Best Beaches in the USA

With summer around the corner you’re probably thinking about places to spend your vacation.  Luckily, U.S. News recently released a report ranking vacation destinations based on affordability, family friendliness, and quality of beaches.  It was no surprise that the Big … Continue reading

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Hawaii Regional Cuisine

Mention Hawaiian cuisine and many people will picture kalua pig slow roasted at a luau, or a bowl of light-purple poi. However, today’s Hawaiian foods go far beyond Polynesian staples and blend traditional island recipes with influences from Japan, Korea, … Continue reading

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Own the Night

Have you ever felt you’re not cut out for a 9-to-5 office job? Do you dream of opening a tiki bar? Maybe you see yourself schmoozing backstage with a band before a show. If the answer to any of these … Continue reading

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Kailua-Kona’s Oceanfront Avenue

Kailua-Kona’s main drag, Alii Drive, starts at Kaliua Pier and meanders along the coast for seven miles past tropical foliage, scenic vistas, and numerous archaeological sites.  The oceanfront street has been given the title, “Royal Footsteps Along the Kona Coast,” … Continue reading

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Living Under the Stars

There’s a private community on the western slopes of Mauna Kea where the sky has more visible stars than just about anywhere on the earth.  It’s called Waiki’i Ranch and it has a spectacular nighttime view because all the homes … Continue reading

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Mauna Lani Spa & Salon

The Mauna Lani Spa is more than an island retreat.  It’s a unique experience that you won’t soon forget.  Upon entering you’ll notice the thatched roofs and treatment hale seem more like the center of a small Hawaiian village.  When … Continue reading

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Paddle Surfing Big Island

The hottest new sport, stand-up paddle surfing (SUP), isn’t new at all.  It’s actually an ancient Hawaiian tradition called Hoe he’e nalu. Still it’s becoming more popular each year and everyone from surfers to rafters, are trying SUP because of … Continue reading

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Lance Armstrong’s Triathlon Training Camp

Do you want to swim, bike, run with some of the top athletes in the world?  Have you ever dreamed of training with seven time Tour De France champion Lance Armstrong?  Well, now’s your chance.  Tour de Force and Active … Continue reading

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Maoli Arts Month

This spring the seventh annual MAMo: Maoli Arts Month will present a variety of events, two of which will be held on the Big Island:  MAMo Gallery Exhibit at the Wailoa Arts & Cultural Center in Hilo and the Native … Continue reading

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