Think big for your next beach vacation. Big volcanoes, big sea life, and big stretches of multihued sand. Think Hawai‘i’s Big Island.
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Owner Story: Our Kid-Approved Hawai‘i Island Itinerary
Read on for quick tips and a kid-approved itinerary for exploring the Big Island of Hawaii with the entire family.
Local Flavor: A Guide to Malasadas on Hawai‘i Island
Malasadas are a can’t-miss Hawaiian treat. Check out these spots on Hawai‘i Island where you can get your hands on these delicious fried-dough pastries.
Flower Power: The Beautiful History of the Hawaiian Lei
Hawaiian leis are a beautiful commemorative gift. Here’s the history of this island tradition — and where you can learn to make your own.
Hawai’i Adventure: Three Active Ways to Explore the Island
Discover the beauty of Hawai’i’s biggest island through hiking, kayaking, biking and more. Don’t miss these unforgettable excursions!
Maui Adventure: How I Learned to Stand Up Paddleboard in Five Steps
I’m enamored with the ocean, especially the aqua Pacific waters that embrace Hawaii’s palm-fringed beaches. While swimming and snorkeling in the warm clear sea, I’ve explored a lot under the water’s surface. But I’ve always wondered what views I’d discover if I could stand on top of the water as well. That’s why I’ve long …
Four Days of Fun and Sun on Hawai’i Island
As a college student, I spent a summer on Hawai’i Island and fell head over heels in love with all it has to offer. You will, too (even in just a few days!) — from volcanoes to remote black sand beaches and beyond.
Discovering Mauna Kea: The Land Above the Clouds
While you’re visiting Hawai’i Island, take a day trip to Mauna Kea for an unforgettable journey above the clouds. Here’s how to make the most of your experience. Whenever I travel across unspoiled wilderness, I can’t help but think about the people who lived centuries ago. What was it like to trek across the land …
Big Island Day Trip: Waterfalls and Malasadas
When I took a road trip to Hilo from the Kona lava fields, I discovered that the grass truly is greener on the other side — well, the other side of the Big Island, at least. One minute, I was driving past stark, gray volcanic expanses. The next minute, I was in a different world …
A Day of Fun: Waikoloa Beach on the Big Island
When I set foot in the Waikoloa Beach Marriott® Resort & Spa, I stopped in my tracks. That’s because the first thing I saw — straight ahead of me across the open-air lobby — was the brilliant blue ocean meeting the horizon, segmented by palms swaying in the breeze. It’s a scene that whispered in …