Category Archives: Big Island Hawaii

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 […]

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 […]

17 Best Things to Do in Kona (Beaches, Coffee, & More!)

Things to do in Kona

There is something so special about Kailua-Kona. This is a guide to things to do in Kona and the nearby area. For its small size, there sure is a lot to do in this Big Island city! I loved its cafes, calm weather (compared to Hilo), and accessibility to so many sights. If you’re looking […]

6 Big Island Black Sand Beaches That’ll Leave You Speechless

Punaluu Beach

One of the most amazing things about visiting the Big Island is its beaches. And none make jaws drop quite like the Big Island black sand beaches you’ll find on the island! These are the most beautiful black sand beaches on the Big Island. Let us know if we missed any or if you’ve visited […]

14 Spectacular State Parks on the Big Island of Hawaii

Hapuna Beach State Recreation Area

The Big Island has so many jaw-dropping places to visit and that includes its fourteen state parks. This is a guide to the beautiful state parks on the Big Island in Hawaii and why you should visit each of them! One of the great things about the state parks on the Big Island is that […]