Category Archives: Big Island Hawaii

33 Best Things to Do on the Big Island of Hawai’i (+ Tips!)

Sunrise at Hawaii Volcanoes National Park

The Big Island of Hawai’i is one of my favorite places to visit in the world. This is a guide to the best things to do on the Big Island, including a variety of bucket list activities for first-time visitors! One of the reasons I love the Big Island of Hawai’i is that it is […]

Big Island Scuba Diving Guide: Best Places, Tours, & Courses

Diving with manta rays. on the Big Island of Hawaiʻi

Hawaiʻi is considered to be one of the most magical places in the world, both due to its lush landscapes and gorgeous beaches. And the islands are teeming with beautiful places for divers. This guide showcases the best Big Island scuba diving locations, courses, tours, and more! It will cover great places for scuba diving […]

How to Visit Gorgeous Akaka Falls State Park (+ Map)

Akaka Falls State Park

There are so many astoundingly beautiful places to visit on the Big Island. This is a quick guide to Akaka Falls State Park, home of one of the most famous waterfalls on the island. Please drop your tips, comments, and questions in the comments section below. Thanks! About Akaka Falls State Park Akaka Falls State […]

4 of the Best Big Island, Hawaii Golf Courses You Must Play

Big Island golf courses

The Big Island of Hawaii is one of my favorite places in the world. The volcanoes, majestic waterfalls, and the food have left an impression on me over the years and I always find myself pining to go back.  There are also many Big Island golf courses that I would love to play someday. This […]

One Day in Hawaii Volcanoes National Park (+ Suggested Itinerary!)

How to spend one day in Hawaii Volcanoes National Park

Hawaii Volcanoes National Park is one of the most spectacular sites on the Big Island (and in the whole state!). This is a one day in Volcanoes National Park itinerary for those looking to embark on a day trip there! Home to two of the most active volcanoes in the world, Kilauea and Mauna Loa, […]

11 Breathtaking Big Island Beaches You Shouldn’t Miss

Punaluu Black Sand Beach

The Big Island is known for its diverse nature, geology, and its unique volcanic landscapes. And, there are some of the most breathtaking Big Island beaches that you can enjoy when there! This guide lists some of the best beaches on the Big Island of Hawaii.  From green sand wonders to gorgeous Hawaiian black sand […]

13 Day Hikes in Volcanoes National Park (All Skill Levels!)

Best day hikes in Volcanoes National Park

You will find several amazing day hikes in Volcanoes National Park that are suitable for all skill levels. This guide details the best Volcanoes National Park hikes, including lava tubes, volcano views, and more! Did we miss out on any worthy trails in Hawaii Volcanoes National Park? Let us know in the comments. Thanks! Day […]

How to Take a Day Trip to Wailuku River State Park (+ Map)

Wailuku River State Park - Rainbow Falls

This is a quick guide to the gorgeous Wailuku River State Park, home of the notable (and jaw-dropping) Rainbow Falls on the Big Island. Please let us know if you have any questions or tips in the comments! About Wailuku River State Park One of the most popular state parks on the Big Island is […]

14 Useful Things to Know Before You Visit the Big Island

Big Island travel tips

There are many things you should know before you visit the Big Island. From rules of the road to climate differences on various parts of the island to info about the world’s most active volcano… the Big Island will easily be one of the most unique places you have ever traveled to. This is a guide […]