Category: Big Island

Kona and surroundings

From what we heard about Kona (being the touristy area of the island) we imagined the place to have a big sandy beach with restaurants and lots of people there. When we were getting closer to the Kona area we quickly realized that it is not quite like that. The area is very steep and ...

Big Island’s South and North Coast

South coast After 4 days of exploring Big Island’s east coast, we were about to head to Kona for the second part of the trip. For our journey to the other side of the island, we picked the south coast highway. During this drive, we experienced two highlights. The first one along the way was ...

Hilo, Puna and Volcano

Volcano National Park On our second day on the island, we headed off quite early to discover volcano national park. We left the house at about half past six and it was raining. After about an hour and no coffee (we couldn‘t find any along the way), we reached Volcano National Park. Luckily we could ...

Waimea Area and East Coast

Best Flight Ever Our trip to Big Island started with an absolutely amazing flight from Maui to Kona, Big Island. And that is coming from a former flight attendant ;-). So, if you are ever flying between Big Island and Maui, we strongly recommend booking with Mokulele. The plane we flew with had space for ...