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One Day on the Big Island-Green Sands Beach

One Day on the Big Island-Green Sands Beach August 30, 2011 | What's New | Read More
One of the most unique (and my favorite) places on the Big Island is South Point’s Green Sand Beach. A small beach and bay nestled between a sandy cliff, the sand is made mostly of the stone olivine, a type of volcanic basalt that’s rich in iron, magnesium and silica and lends a deep green...

These Are a Few of My Favorite Eateries

These Are a Few of My Favorite Eateries August 28, 2011 | Food, Things to Do, Travel Tips | Read More
Good food is nestled in between the many eateries in Hilo, Keaau, and Pahoa on the Big Island. There is a lot of places to eat, although unfortunately, not all are great. So here’s a brief directory of where to eat and drink while exploring the east side of the Big Island. -Full Moon Cafe has...

A Day In Puna

A Day In Puna August 19, 2011 | Things to Do, Travel Tips, What's New | Read More
So you’re on the Big Island, and you head to the east side, AKA the rainy side. You’ll want to explore deep in isolated Puna, known as the boonies. Begin your day down along the Puna coast enjoying nature in all of her glory. If you haven’t had breakfast yet stop by the town’s...

The Big Island, a unique place

The Big Island, a unique place July 27, 2011 | What's New | Read More
While listening to a few visitors on Oahu discuss why they don’t want to visit the Big Island during their Hawaiian vacation, I realized that the Big Island can sometimes be revered as less than desirable compared to other islands. The lush, green, raw island is sometimes referred to as rainy,...

Hawaii’s Not-Entirely-Forbidden Ni’ihau Island

Hawaii’s Not-Entirely-Forbidden Ni’ihau Island June 4, 2011 | Things to Do, Travel Tips, What's New | Read More
Years went by as I watched Ni’ihau from Polihali Beach on Kaua’i. After a lifetime growing up in Hawaii I’d become intrigued with the idea of a “forbidden” and preserved island cut off from all outside contact. Being a fan of kahelelani shells helped my fascination grow...