Hawai‘i Volcanoes National Park reopens to the delight of everyone!
October 30, 2018 AFTER DARK IN THE PARK PRESENTATION – HAWAI’I VOLCANOES NATIONAL PARK Join Martha Noyes, author of Then There Were None, for “Woven Strands and Braided Cords: Philosophy and Metaphysics in Precontact Hawaiian Astronomy.” Hawai’i’s pre-contact cultural astronomy was complex, with mulitple strands of information braided and woven into an elaborate web of […]
The Canada-France-Hawai’i Telescope and Keck Observatory are sponsoring the Waimea Solar System Walk from 10am-2pm. The walk turns Waimea into a scale model of our solar system with the sun at Keck and Pluto/dwarf planets at CFHT. Prizes for the keiki, refreshments for all. Costume contest at 1pm! Event is free. To be held at […]
October 21, 2018 AFTERNOON AT THE PALACE CONCERT/HULA AND VILLAGE STROLL Hawaiian music by Keolanui Serenaders and hula from Kumu Etua Lopes’ halau Hula Na Pua U’i O Hawai’i on the grounds of Hulihe’e Palace on Alii Drive from 4-5pm. Bring your own beach mat or chair. Before and after the Palace performance, stroll thru […]
October 13, 2018 IRONMAN WORLD CHAMPIONSHIP TRIATHLON – KAILUA-KONA This ultimate endurance event – a 2.4 mile swim, 112-mile bike and a 26.2 mile run – attracts thousands of the world’s best athletes, and thousands of volunteers from the Big Island help make it happen!
Watching the moon set this morning was pretty amazing and I knew we were off to a good start! View from our Kona Now office, easy way to start the day. Oh wait, a quick peek over the seawall and eye spy a little turtle friend having a nosh.
Kahalu’u… it is like a giant fish bowl with turtles. Early morning is best. On Alii Drive just a few minutes from any of our Kona properties and it offers parking and facilities. .
Umekes is an easy walk from Hale Kona Kai and Kona Reef and a short ride from our other properties. Located across the street from the Kona Farmers Market just up the hill a little. 75-143 Hualalai Rd… the poke is the best on the islands.