Category Archives: Big Island Hawaii

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 […]

9 Colorful Big Island Botanical Gardens Worth Visiting

World Botanical Gardens

Hawaii has some of the world’s most amazing flora and scenery. You can find a lot of it at the many Big Island botanical gardens. This guide details some of the best botanical gardens in Hawaii and why you should visit each! Did we leave out any amazing Big Island botanical gardens? Let us know […]

Delicious Varieties and Types of Coffee on the Big Island of Hawaii

Delicious Varieties and Types of Coffee on the Big Island of Hawaii

If you travel to Hawaii, you will quickly realize that there are many different types of coffee on the Big Island that you can enjoy when you’re there. This is a guide to Big Island coffee, detailing the different varieties and how to taste each of them. Not all are grown on the Big Island, […]