Welcome to So much more Hawaii, a blogger’s view of paradise
Why run indoors on a treadmill when you’re surrounded by paradise? With Hawaii’s ideal year-round weather and beautiful scenery, getting outdoors for that cardio workout is all the easier to do. Tie your shoelaces and take advantage of these jogging routes around the Hawaiian Islands: Around Magic Island (Oahu) – This beach atmosphere invites more [...]
Tune into the Travel Channel next week Monday when Andrew Zimmern’s hit show “Bizarre Foods America” returns to the Hawaiian Islands in an all-new episode titled “Undiscovered Hawaii.” Travel Channel’s “Bizarre Foods America – Undiscovered Hawaii” Monday, July 8 – 6:00 p.m. HT or 9:00 p.m. ET/PT In the hour-long episode, Zimmern’s palate is put [...]
Guest post by Deanna Yick, Street View Program Manager for Google Maps We’re working to build the very best map of the world, and we’d love your help to do it. Today we’re kicking off a pilot program that enables third party organizations to borrow the Street View Trekker and contribute imagery to Google Maps. [...]
[trip style = beach + sun] As my flight descends towards the Kona airport over an 1890s lava flow, I’m welcomed by Hawaii Island’s bubbling beginnings. This is not your average sandy beach vacation; it’s so much more. At 11:50 a.m. I settle into my sweat box of a rental car and open my TomTom [...]
As a new mom I had resigned myself to the fact that a vacation would never be relaxing again. Between surprise public meltdowns, the copious amount of equipment required to feed, bathe dress and transport our baby, and the fact that we were relegated to a hotel room for naps twice daily, I was certain [...]
Article and photos by Virginia Miller Volcanoes. Black rock expanses. Coffee berries growing on mountain foothills. Some of the best stargazing in the world. Rolling, green farmland. Waterfalls. Sandy beaches. Singing classic Hawaiian tunes to ukelele under the stars. These are but a few things I beheld and experienced on Hawaii, the Big Island. Flying [...]
-Courtesy of David Chatsuthiphan Kalapana, on the Big Island of Hawaii, is one of the few spots on Earth that you can see, and even stand next to, flowing lava. For the last couple months the lava has been flowing into the ocean providing some majestic and unreal views. You can see lava from a [...]
This article originally appeared in December 2012 on Naomi Bishop’s blog. Below is a snippet from Naomi’s dining experience around the Hawaiian Islands.
Like so many of our trips, our Hawaii vacation quickly spiraled into ‘research.’ As in, I carted us all over creation looking for the best bites the islands have to offer.
by Jason Hussong I have become an avid hiker since moving to Colorado, hitting trails anywhere I can find them. Some of the best can be discovered on the Hawaiian Islands; lush rain forests on the sides of volcanic mountains open to pristine beaches looking out on the Pacific Ocean. That is why the Hawaiian [...]
by Joshua Lurie My fall trip to Hawaii was to learn about the increasing connection between islanders and their homegrown food. For years, Hawaii imported 85% of its food from across the Pacific, but islanders are finally starting to harness the power of their fertile volcanic soil to produce food on-site, and that means taking [...]