Hawai'i Island

Ka`u Coffee Takes Top Honors on Big Island

There are those who think of that morning cup o’ joe as something more than a quick pick-me-up. Coffee—especially to those of us who have explored the “kona typica” varietals that thrive here in Hawai`i—can be as intricate as a fine wine to the right palate. And while many know that we’re blessed with the only coffee-producing region in North America, not as many are aware that farmers throughout Hawai`i have “stepped it up” over the last decade.

Sig Zane Teams with Waikiki Aquarium in New Print

Last month, Hilo-based clothing designer Sig Zane unveiled a new line of print designs for his now-famous aloha attire, which strayed from the successful flora he’s stuck to for nearly thirty years.

Mauna Lani Offers Amazing Kamaaina Rates, Bungalows and Golf

Mauna Lani Bay Hotel and Bungalows is boasting some seriously head-turning kama`aina rates this summer, enticing all island-residents to head to the Kohala Coast for some R&R (and the best snorkeling around).

Hilo's Imiloa to Offer Youth Science Camps in June

Third through Sixth Graders Can Participate in Multi-Sensory Activities

It ain't no secret that the powers-that-be in Hawai`i don't see the value in giving Hawai`i's youth the best educational opportunities available. So, it falls on parents and communities to push the minds of our keiki.

Nat Geo Expert to Lead Ocean Exploration at Orchid

Big Island Luxury Resort Will Host Dr. Kenny Broad

Ocean enthusiasts and those with a penchant for adventure should consider the freshly announced program coming soon to the Fairmont Orchid on the Big Island of Hawai`i. From June 25–27, 2010, guests of the Kohala Coast luxury resort can join National Geographic environmental anthropologist Dr.

Hualalai Hotel Wraps $40 Million Reno, Unveils Super-Suite

Big Island's Four Seasons Resort Reveals New Villa Option

Four Seasons doesn't let much time slip by without a major renovation or improvement to one of their deluxe Hawaii properties. This week, it's the Hualalai locale that announces the completion of a 15-month, $40 million face lift.

Ukulele Festival Resonates in Waikoloa

On Saturday, March 6, the 10th Annual Great Waikoloa `Ukulele Festival will take place from 2:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m. Held at Queens' Marketplace on the Big Island of Hawai`i, the event will feature legendary "Ambassador of Aloha" Danny Kaleikini as Master of Ceremonies.

Bee's Gold: Spend a Week Learning the Art of Beekeeping

While it may be a tad early to start thinking about your plans for Valentine's Day, consider this: In the Ka`u district of Hawai`i's Big Island, certified permaculturist and beekeeper Alison Yahna is offering a 5-day crash course in beekeeping, and you're invited.

Hawaii's Coffee Doctor to Give Educational Talks in Kona

In the midst of next week's Kona Coffee Cultural Festival on the Island of Hawai`i, three special seminars will be given by the State of Hawai`i's leading coffee expert, Dr. Shawn Steiman. Open to all, his seminars at three premiere coffee houses in the Kailua-Kona area will demonstrate the ins and outs of brewing the best coffee. On Tuesday, November 10, from 9:00 a.m. to 11:30 a.m.

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