Seven Perfect Days on the Big Island of Hawaii

We love The Big Island of Hawaii. We have vacationed there for more than 6 years and enjoy every minute of it. We are often asked by friends, “What would you do if you had 7 days on The Big Island?”…so here you go!

A-Bay Sunset Big Island HawaiiDay 1: A Day at Mauna Kea Beach and Dinner at Roys

After being land-locked we are ready to hit our favorite beach, Mauna Kea. The sand is a smooth off white color and the water is crystal blue. The waves are usually mild (although that can change from time to time) … Continue reading

Volcanoes National Park Kilauea Iki Day HikeDay 2: Hawaii Volcanoes National Park

On our first visit to Hawaii Volcanoes National Park we arrived too late, not knowing how much there was to explore and left wanting much more.  We now plan an all day event, and enjoy the scenic drive that takes approximately 3 … Continue reading

Pool at the Hilton Waikoloa VillageDay 3: Laying out at the Pool and Enjoying the Waikoloa Beach Resort

After such a long day at the Hawaii Volcanoes National Park, we are ready for a day of sleeping in and relaxing fun. The Hilton Waikoloa Village has especially nice pools and even though we prefer to stay in our … Continue reading

Pololu ValleyDay 4: Hike Pololu Valley, Eat Lunch at Keokea Beach Park, Sushi anyone?

We are once again ready for a small adventure on the Big Island, and another favorite stop is Hawi. We just take Highway 270 north until it ends and we find ourselves overlooking Pololu Valley. There is a small parking … Continue reading

Hapuna BeachDay 5: Golf and a Day at Hapuna Beach

We love to golf and it doesn’t get better than on the Big Island. The Waikoloa Beach Resort Golf has two courses, The Beach Course and The Kings’ Course. Let’s face it, how many times are you going to get … Continue reading

City of Refuge SnorkelingDay 6: Snorkeling and Shopping in Kailua Kona

We love to snorkel! Here are a few of our favorite spots on the Big Island each with its own unique experience. City of Refuge City of Refuge is our absolute favorite place to snorkel on the island. It is … Continue reading

Overlook of Waipio Valley on the Big IslandDay 7: Waipio Valley on Horseback and Akaka Falls by Foot

Waipio Valley It is the last day and we are ready for one last adventure. Waipio Valley is a lush rain forest and has a black sand beach which lines the 1 mile coast. The cliffs tower above at 2,000 … Continue reading