A sweeping new piece of legislation will ban short-term vacation rentals across 98% of the Big Island by the end of 2019. Bill 108 will reduce the number of unregulated short-term vacation rentals across the Big Island, and prevent most land zones from having short-term vacation rentals indefinitely.
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Where are the best locations to see Humpback Whales in Hawaii? Why did Humpback Whales suddenly start migrating to the islands in the 1800s? The answers might surprise you!
Kilauea, the world's most active volcano, has suddenly gone quiet, leaving the Hawaiian islands completely clear of vog. How long will this period of inactivity last? History is our best guide.
The construction of the Thirty Meter Telescope (TMT) near the summit of Mauna Kea, the highest island mountain in the world, has lead to an eruption of controversy and protests on the Big Island. The protests have lead to strongly divided opinions, as well as renewed interest in the history and future of one of the world's most fascinating and unusual volcanoes.
It may surprise some, but the Aloha State is no stranger to freezing temperatures, snowfall and even blizzards. Fortunately, Hawaiian snow is confined to the winter months on the islands’ highest peaks.