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.
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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.
This holiday season, take advantage of the best places to visit and eat while traveling to the Big Island's Kohala Coast. Hau’oli La Ho’omakika’i (Happy Thanksgiving) and Mele Kalikimaka (Merry Christmas)!
A list of the best beaches and parks on the Big Island for viewing seas turtles. If you know where to look, Hawaii is one of the best places in the world for seeing sea turtles.
Hawaii’s shoulder season in September and October is the perfect time to plan your tropical getaway and save on airfare, accommodations, restaurants, and activities — all while enjoying beautiful beach weather.