Tag Archive: Hawaii Big Island

The Big Island’s Mauna Loa: A Mellow Drive up the Most Massive Mountain in the World

Measured from its base below the ocean’s surface, Mauna Loa is well over 40,000 feet high, making it easily the world’s second tallest (Mauna Kea, not far away is 400 feet taller). But… Continue reading

No kidding, the Hamakua Coast is one of Hawaii’s best-kept secrets

Devoid of hotels and much tourist stuff, the Hamakua Coast (northeast) of the Big Island is known to most visitors as a 40-mile drive on the way to Hilo and Hawaii Volcanoes National… Continue reading

No Worries Hawaii: does all the work so you don’t have to

No Worries Hawaii is a vacation planning guide for all the islands. A self test lets you pick through things to do in the Islands (below is one of 38 categories), and gives… Continue reading

The Hawaii Big Island Spa where you won’t get soaked

How much would you pay to spend the day at a huge warm mineral springs under palm trees by the blue Pacific? At Ahalanui Warm Pond Park on the Puna Coast the answer… Continue reading

Puna, thermal pool city

How much would you have to pay to luxuriate in a warm pool set beside the blue Pacific in a cocopalm grove? Zip. Ahalanui Warm Pond Park is a notable freebie. It’s found… Continue reading

Seating with a View: Dining alfresco in Hawaii

All the islands have first-class restaurants, many with celebrity chefs reinventing pan Pacific cuisine. But if you want to save a boatload of money and eat at a restaurant with unmatched views and… Continue reading

Tour Hawaii for FREE with the Trailblazers

A comprehensive look at Kauai, Maui, Oahu and the awesome Big Island of Hawaii. Enjoy! CLICK HERE To explore all these places go to the Trailblazer Travel Books website or find them on… Continue reading

Happy New Year Trailblazers!

Order your Trailblazer guidebooks for Kauai, Maui (Lanai and Molokai), Hawaii the Big Island, and Oahu on Amazon.com (now available on Kindle Fire), barnesandnoble.com (now available on the Nook) or at trailblazertravelbooks.com. Wishing… Continue reading

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