Hawaii Photo of the Week: Pele’s Well

An other-worldly picture of "Pele's Well" I don't know if this place is officially called Pele's Well, but it might as well have.  It's almost like an oil painting and to me it has this other-worldly appearance An incredible well located on the coast of Kailua, Hawaii at sunset. PelesWell by 26053838@N00 is licensed

Hawaii Photo of the Week: Pele’s Well2021-03-24T07:50:16-10:00

Hawaii Photo of the Week: Lava Glow you’ve never seen before

Lava glow on the Big Island This is the kind of photo that grabs your attention and doesn't let go. While it's visually simple, the combination of colors and uniformity broken up by a silhouette of the tree in the foreground makes this a keeper. Tree, Volcano by 39096598@N06 is licensed under CC BY-NC-ND

Hawaii Photo of the Week: Lava Glow you’ve never seen before2021-03-24T07:41:45-10:00

Hawaii Photo of the Week: Picture-perfect huge surf coastline

Big Island beach with giant surf This photo is as if you can put your hand through it and touch the beach. We're looking at an "huge" day of surf as you can see a wave crashing into the cliff probably over 100 feet high. Enjoy! 13.01.29_27 by Rose Braverman is licensed under CC

Hawaii Photo of the Week: Picture-perfect huge surf coastline2021-03-24T07:35:00-10:00

What about Coqui frogs on the Big Island

What about Coqui frogs on the Big Island? Sharon from Lakeside, CA asks: I would like to know about the coqui frogs on the big island. If I moved to the dry side would I be able to avoid the loud noise? Since this is audio, could you play a recording sample of the sound?

What about Coqui frogs on the Big Island2021-03-22T07:18:53-10:00

How Hawaii families play in the snow

How Hawaii families play in the snow We are talking about how Hawaii was so "cold" and our Big Island partner Dylan Nonaka gave an impromptu story about how Big Island families go up Mauna Kea with their pickup trucks, load them up with snow, and then truck it back down to their front yards

How Hawaii families play in the snow2021-03-22T07:14:24-10:00

Kilauea volcano is erupting – what’s it like nearby?

We had a fabulous show last week and if you have any interest on this topic at all, you'll want to watch! Our Big Island expert Dylan Nonaka brought some very special guests that live only a mile away to discuss these topics and more: What's it like being so close to an active volcano

Kilauea volcano is erupting – what’s it like nearby?2020-12-28T07:14:35-10:00

Hawaii photo of the week: Lava oozing

An amazing spectacle of power I vividly remember seeing a lava flow for the first time.  I was staying with some friends on the Big Island and we drove to a spot in the middle of the night. I looked out and saw a long finger of the most captivating deep-orange red color I've ever

Hawaii photo of the week: Lava oozing2020-07-14T07:31:19-10:00

Hawaii photo of the week: Rainbow Falls on the Big Island

Rainbow Falls on the Big Island This is one of the most accessible waterfalls in the entire state of Hawaii.  It's  short drive outside of Hilo town and is practically next to a local highway.  It's a major tourist attraction with ample parking and wheelchair accessibility.  That side of the island is very wet and

Hawaii photo of the week: Rainbow Falls on the Big Island2020-04-02T08:00:13-10:00

Marketing grad from Hilo wants to live in Hawaii

I so appreciate getting and responding to thoughtful visitor emails. Here's one that's rather instructive for all who want to live in Hawaii and I've embedded my responses in-line Aloha Peter, The reason I am messaging you is about your article ""Ten Steps to Finding a Job in Hawaii"". It was a great read, and really

Marketing grad from Hilo wants to live in Hawaii2017-06-07T21:18:25-10:00

Big Island Shopping Options

Shopping on Big Island The Big Island can be a great place to go shopping so long as you have reasonable expectations. If you are looking for souvenirs, traditional crafts, and local food items you are going to be impressed. There are also a few large malls on the island where you can find the

Big Island Shopping Options2017-05-18T20:52:36-10:00

Missing Persons in Hawaii – Big Island

Damon Tucker has a popular page over at his website DamonTucker.com where he lists missing persons on the Big Island. This is one topic that really hits me hard, and I hope to never experience anything like this for a member of my family or my friends. If you live on the Big Island of

Missing Persons in Hawaii – Big Island2017-05-18T20:52:47-10:00