Hawaii’s Best Hiking Trails

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When most people think of Hawaii, they envision relaxing on a pristine beach beside azure waters. But the Big Island has much more to offer than just beaches. For a little more adventure in your visit, check out Hawaii’s best hiking trails. Akaka Falls Loop On one short hike on the Akaka Falls Loop trail you can see both the … Read More

Hilo International Airport (ITO)

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Hilo International Airport was originally known as General Lyman Field back in 1989. This airport, which has a 9,800 feet long runway, covers around 1,391 acres and it is located on the eastern side of the island of Hawaii. Getting to and from the Airport Hilo International Airport offers public parking where you’ll present a ticket once you leave the … Read More

Ellison Onizuka Kona International Airport

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Ellison Onizuka Kona International Airport (KOA), along with Hilo International Airport, is one of two major airports on the island of Hawaii.  Named after Ellison Onizuka, a NASA astronaut from Hawaii, about three million travelers pass through Kona International Airport yearly. Kona International Airport Layout When you first arrive at the airport there are two different parking lots one for … Read More

How Big is the Island of Hawaii (the Big Island)?

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Hawaii, nicknamed the Big Island, is the largest of all the Hawaiian Islands The Big Island is located in the Pacific Ocean and is about 4,028 square miles of land… and it’s still growing. The Big Island is made from five volcanoes – Kohala, Mauna Kea, Hualālai, Mauna Loa, and Kilauea. Kohala is extinct, but Mauna Loa, Hualālai, and Kilauea … Read More

The Top 6 Beaches on the Island of Hawaii

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To help you pick the best Hawaii beaches for your vacation we’ve found the top 6 for you. 1. Waialea Bay Head to the southern part of Kawaihae Bay and you’ll find one of the Big Island’s most popular beaches. Though Waialea Bay is not the easiest beach to get to, it’s known for being absolutely pristine-at least in the … Read More