Big Island Adventure

Eight days on the Big Island of Hawaii meant eight days of grand adventures and experiences!  Helicopter rides, lava, cattle herding, photo safaris, vanilla tasting, and honey bees.  When I make a connection with people in a destination, then it will turn into one of those magical places that will be on my ‘favorite’ list for years to come. That is what the Big Island of Hawaii was for me. I made many connections while I was there that will keep me going back to revisit friends, and find new adventures. Follow my Big Island Adventures from the beginning and get ideas of your own on what you can do on the Big Island of Hawaii.

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Drive to Mauna Kea

Posted by on January 13, 2012

As I drove the gradual incline, the car downshifted to a lower gear, jerked and slowly inched up the road; I could feel just how hard it seemed to be working to get up to the Mauna Kea visitor center.  Hawaii has the tallest mountain on earth.  No, I haven’t lost my mind, and no, […]

The Birth of Land on the Big Island Hawaii

Posted by on January 17, 2012

Halema’uma’u Crater

I stand looking out over the jagged landscape; toppled-over trees without bark and a silver sheen provide a contrast against the dark petrified sea of lava. Occasionally I see a tuft of green sprouting up as if it was trying to reach to the sun. I imagine these scarce green leaves sprouting out of the […]

Honey Happiness on the Big Island

Posted by on January 24, 2012

honey tea

Note Update 2018:  Volcano Island Honey changed owners and is now called Rare Hawaiian Honey Company.  They do not offer tours like the one I did here, but they still do sell their wonderful honey! Can honey make the world a better place? Prior to traveling on the Big Island my answer to that question […]


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