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Kolea Golden Plover

By | Culture

Pacific Golden Plovers are medium-sized plovers that look similar to the American Golden Plovers. The two types of birds were actually regarded as one species until the early nineties. Though they look similar, they have some differences: the American Golden Plover normally flies to South America whereas the Kolea Golden…

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Get to Know the Kolea Bird

By | Culture, History, Kolea

Part of the attraction and charm of visiting the Big Island of Hawaii is learning about local wildlife and customs. During your stay, you are likely to hear numerous references to the kolea. A slight, small bird that frequents Hawaii over the winter months, it is the namesake for our…

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What Does Kolea Mean?

By | Culture, Kolea

The Big Island of Hawaii holds a special appeal for travelers from all over the world. Many come here to visit from places with significantly colder climates or at seasonal times of the year to escape freezing temperatures. When guests to our Waikoloa vacation rentals arrive, the warm sun on…

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