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Beach Safety in Hawaii

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While Hawaii offers some of the most beautiful beaches in the world.  They are very different from the beaches you may experience in other states such as Florida.  Beach safety is something that is commonly taught in Hawaii and is important to know when traveling to Hawaii. How sandy are…

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Mauna Lani Resort History

By | About Hawaii, History

The Mauna Lani Hotel sits on 32 acres of the Kohala Coast, rich in Hawaiian history. Nestled between four ancient fishponds once used by Hawaiian royalty Waipuhi, Hopeaia, Manoku, and Kalahuipua’a, Mauna Lani Resort offers historical walking tours through the ponds and shares the history and significance around them. The…

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Historical Information on Waikoloa Beach Resort

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The Waikoloa Beach Resort holds an abundance of ancient Hawaiian history that royal and native Hawaiians once used. When looking out on the lava rocks, you will find ancient pathways that run along the coastline. They were used as trails to the mountains, temples, communities, and fishing areas. You can…

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Hawaii Vacation Rental Tax Compliance

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Hawaii has taken a further step to make sure that they are collecting all of their tax dollars on vacation rentals in the State of Hawaii.  Starting last year the State began to work with websites such as Airbnb to see if their records align with what owners were paying…

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When Is the Best Time to Go to Hawaii?

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Without a doubt, Hawaii is an excellent year-round tourist destination. But, what is the best time to go to Hawaii? The islands experience the best weather in April, May, September and October. During the winter months, Hawaii experiences more rain. Hurricane season occurs from June to November, but big storms…

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When Did Hawaii Become a State?

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Hawaii is one of the smallest states in the country, and it’s the only state that’s fully made up of islands. Additionally, it is a beautiful tourist destination with plenty of attractions. One popular site on the islands is Kolea at Waikoloa Beach Resort. It’s a highly recommended place as…

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How Much is a vacation to Hawaii?

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Hawaii Hawaii is blessed with the most stunning beaches, abundant natural beauty, and breath-taking surfing scenery. The food is out of this world and the people are very hospitable. The only downside is that a trip to the beautiful islands can be very expensive. If you’re planning to visit Hawaii…

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Waikoloa Airport

By | About Hawaii, History

Ellison Onizuka Kona International Airport at Keāhole is a major Waikoloa airport located at Keāhole. This airport serves those traveling to Hawaii to visit Waikoloa beach, other parts of Hawaii or traveling to Kailua-Kona. It is run by the Hawaii Department of Transportation and is a hub for Mokulele Airlines….

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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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