Big Island Chocolate Festival

Big Island Chocolate Festival

The Big Island Chocolate Festival is held in May. The festival in past years has included demonstrations, seminars, a student chef competition, gala fundraiser, a professionally judged taste off competition, and a silent auction. The festival is presented as an...
Hawaiian Vanilla

Hawaiian Vanilla

Located in Paauilo, on the Hamakua Coast here on the Big Island, the Hawaiian Vanilla Company offers a wide variety of fresh vanilla products, ranging from culinary spices, rubs and sauces, to vanilla beans, extracts, and bath and body products made with the finest...
The Waimea Cherry Blossom Heritage Festival

The Waimea Cherry Blossom Heritage Festival

The annual Waimea Cherry Blossom Heritage Festival takes place in upcountry Kamuela, on the Big Island of Hawaii, in February. This event marks the annual bloom of the historic cherry trees at Kamuela’s Church Row Park and celebrates the Japanese tradition of hanami,...
Big Island Farmers Markets

Big Island Farmers Markets

This list of Island Farmers Markets begins in Kailua-Kona and circles the island counter-clockwise. KONA Keauhou Farmer’s Market – Keauhou Shopping Center Every Saturday from 8:00AM to noon at Keauhou Shopping Center, near Longs Drug. All products are home grown in...
Whale Watching

Whale Watching

During whale watching season, do yourself a favor and schedule a trip to go out on Casey’s Adventure X Rafting whale watching trip, an adventure you will not soon forget! Casey and his crew have a knack for finding our beloved creatures as he departs from Puako boat...