Mauna Kea Stargazing

Mauna Kea Stargazing at 14,000 Feet!

If you’re looking for adventure with amazing photo ops and maybe add a dash of romance too, check out the Mauna Kea Stargazing and Sunset Tours on the Big Island. Mauna Kea is the highest peak in the state of Hawaii, standing close to 14,000 feet above sea level.  It’s considered the highest mountain in […]

Volcanoes National Park

Volcanoes National Park – Big Island Lava Experience

Volcanoes National Park is on the Big Island of Hawaii, about a 45 minute drive up the mountain from Hilo. Who can resist the excitement and drama that come with visiting a park with actual volcanic eruptions? However, before you go, it helps to be prepared.  Since lava and volcanic eruptions are natural events, it’s […]

442 Foot Akaka Falls on the Big Island

One of Hawaii’s claims to fame is waterfalls – and Akaka Falls on the Big Island is not to be missed. Akaka Falls is a gigantic 442-foot waterfall. The waters cascade over the edge and crash down into a gorge below, which makes for a pretty dramatic display. You can find this beautiful waterfall on […]

Visit the Legendary Big Island Candies

One of the best places in Hawaii to indulge your sweet tooth is at Big Island Candies located on – you guessed it! – Hawaii’s Big Island. Big Island Candies is most famous for it’s chocolate-dipped macadamia nut shortbread. Mmmm, is it good! They actually have a ton of signature shortbread varieties, including pineapple shortbread, […]

Check Out the Captain Cook Monument on the Big Island

Located on the shores of the stunning Kealakekua Bay is the Captain Cook Monument, erected here to pay tribute to Captain Cook on the site where he first set foot on the island of Hawaii, as well as where he died, right near the very same spot. The story is an interesting one. Captain Cook […]