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About Hawaii

When Did Hawaii Become a State?

By | About Hawaii

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?

By | About Hawaii

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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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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Rule 23 – Big Island Vacation Rental Legislation

By | About Hawaii

In 2019 the County of Hawaii will require all Big Island vacation rental owners to register their vacation rental.  This will apply to both conforming and non-conforming vacation rentals.  Most resort properties fall under conforming.  They will require a registration form to be completed and be accompanied by $500.  It…

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