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Big Island of Hawaii

Economic Update From Big Island Shows Consistent Upswing Heading Into 2015

Julie Ziemelis | Posted 03.01.2015 | Hawaii
Julie Ziemelis

As 2014 draws to a close, the economic news from the Big Island is one of a consistent upswing as reported by local experts in construction, residential and commercial real estate with a positive outlook for 2015.

First Annual Hawaii Yoga Festival; Ancient Healing, Island Yogis

Christine Chen | Posted 01.23.2014 | Hawaii
Christine Chen

In just a few weeks, The Big Island will host its first annual Hawai'I Yoga Festival. As a community, we're more sick and stressed than ever before. Sometimes, to feel healthier today, you have to go back in time.

A Big Island Winter Getaway Spot

Regina Fraser and Pat Johnson | Posted 01.23.2014 | Travel
Regina Fraser and Pat Johnson

When I think of Hawaii the pictures that come to mind are sun, sand and tropical drinks. Each island has its own unique signature, but for this trip, I want to take you to the Big Island, specifically the Kona region.

Traveling With Kids: Hawaii Volcanoes National Park

Michele Bigley | Posted 01.23.2014 | Travel
Michele Bigley

Hawai'i Volcanoes National Park rocked my kids' world. Heck, it rocked my world. Where else on the planet can you see prehistoric landscapes, land boiling to life, LAVA!, and such stark lessons of the geology of the earth?

Why the Big Island Is a Terrible Place to Live

Julie Ziemelis | Posted 11.30.2013 | Hawaii
Julie Ziemelis

You send pictures of what you did on the weekend to your friends on the mainland and they write things like, "Stop, you're killing me!" You see people standing on the walk way outside of the hotels and resorts with their bags packed waiting to go home. And you feel sorry for them.

The Big Island Is Throwing Away Electricity

Richard Ha | Posted 11.04.2013 | Hawaii
Richard Ha

Here on the Big Island, we throw away at least seven MW of electricity per day. It's geothermal energy tapped at night, when people are sleeping and so the utility requires less electricity.

Perking Up on the Big Island

Dawna L. Robertson | Posted 05.25.2011 | Travel
Dawna L. Robertson

Through the years, the award-winning Kona Coffee Cultural Festival has garnered recognition as the pioneer food festival in Hawaii.