Big Island, HI, Guide and Information

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Local Treasures

About Big Island

Expect adventure with an exotic twist from Hawai`i, the 'big island'. Vibrant foliage and dramatic terrain form the perfect backdrop for the culture-rich communities of Hilo and Kona. A day in Hilo can be spent meandering through high-end art galleries, interesting museums and multi-cultural shops, while Kona begs you to explore its regal heritage and the rich culture of Hawai`i. From its breathtaking volcanic terrain to its world-famous beaches and surf breaks, Hawai`i is a place like no other.

Big Island Events

May 17, 2015

Goatman Offroad Triathlon

May 23, 2015

Blue Dragon Farm Dinner
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Na Ho'ina
  • 808-339-7201
  • 75-5719 Alii Drive Kailua-Kona, HI 96740

Na H'oina is a specialty gift boutique located in Kailua-Kona Hawaii, offering unique hand-made jewelry, apparel and accessories.

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Paradise Helicopters
  • 866-876-7422
  • 73-200 Kupipi St, Kailua-Kona, HI

Paradise Helicopters offers a range of helicopter tours and private charters. We pride ourselves in offering excellent customer service and our "if...

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Hula Moon Boutique
  • 808-885-1202
  • 65-1279 Kawaihae Road, Kamuela, HI 96743
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Epic Tours
  • 808-747-1211
  • , Hilo, HI 96720

Are there any of you out there who would like to do more than just take a picture at an exotic location? We give you the opportunity to do more tha...

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Le Magic Pan
  • 808-935-7777
  • 64 Keawe St, Hilo, HI

From the "crepe lady" at the Maku'u market, a beautiful restaurant in Downtown Hilo in the historic Kaikodo building.

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Coconut Grove Marketplace
  • 808-326-7260
  • 75-5809 Alii Dr., Kailua-Kona, HI

Coconut Grove Marketplace is a resort shopping center on the south side of Alii Drive in Kona, on the Big Island of Hawaii. The center offers vario...

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Donkey Balls Kona
  • 808-334-0990
  • 75-5744 Alii Dr. Kailua-Kona, HI

Donkey Balls are Hawai`i grown macadamia nuts or Hawai`i grown coffee beans coated with layers and layers of gourmet chocolate. Great flavors with ...

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Kona Bay Books
  • 808-326-7790
  • 74-5487 Kaiwi Street, Kailua-Kona, HI 96740

Kona Bay Books has thousands of gently used books, CDs, DVDs, and audiobooks on CD. We buy and sell used books and are the destination for both loc...

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Original Big Island Shave Ice Co.
  • 808-895-6069
  • 61-3616 Kawaihae Rd, Kawaihae, HI

Come taste delicious, mouth watering shave ice and choose from a variety of classic and original flavors!

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Shipman House Bed & Breakfast
  • 808-934-8002
  • 131Kaiulani Street, Hilo, HI

Shipman House Bed & Breakfast, Hilo's romantic luxury inn and the only authentic historic Victorian B&B on Hawaii Island, offers a rare opportunity...

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Too Much Fun Hawaii
  • 808-854-5100
  • 75-5719 Alii Drive Kailua-Kona, HI 96740

Our mission in 3 words is this: BIG IS BACK!
After years of being stared at, laughed at and considered Freaks of Nature by too many limp-wrist...

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Bamboo Restaurant & Gallery
  • 808-889-5555
  • 55-3415 Akoni Pule Highway, Hawi, HI 96719

Nestled at the end of the road on Hawaii's Big Island in beautiful North Kohala, you will find Bamboo Restaurant, one of the island's oldest and mo...

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Skyline Eco Adventures
  • 888-864-6947
  • 28-1710 Honomu Rd., Honomu, HI

Skyline Akaka Falls sets a new standard for family adventure along the Big Island's famed Hamakua Coast. Located just 2 miles below the world-famou...

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Kona Boys
  • 808-328-1234
  • 79-7539 Mamalahoa Hwy., Kealakekua, HI 96750

Kona Boys is an island style surf, SUP, and kayak shop located in Kealakekua on the Kona Coast of the Big Island. We cater to a community of waterm...

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Waimea General Store
  • 808-987-1565
  • 65-1279 Kawaihae Road, Kamuela, HI 96743

ALOHA! Welcome to the Big Island of Hawaii and WAIMEA GENERAL STORE. We are located at PARKER SQUARE in the upland ranching town of Waimea, or Kamu...

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Hawaii Crown Plantation & Chocolate Factory
  • (808) 319-6158
  • 160 Kilauea Ave, Hilo, HI

Big Island grown and farmer made "tree-to-bar" chocolate treats, acai bowls, coffee, locally grown Hawaiian Crown apple bananas and Sweet Gold bran...

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Body Glove Hawaii
  • 800-551-8911
  • 75-5629 Kuakini Hwy, Kailua-Kona, HI

Our mission at Body Glove Hawaii is to create memories for all our guests that last a lifetime, to protect our local environment, and to educate ou...

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Lanihau Center
  • 808-326-7260
  • 75-5595 Palani Road, Kailua-Kona, HI

Lanihau Center is located in the "Heart of Kona" with over 20 shops and services. We offer free community entertainment for the whole family.

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Jet Vacation
  • 808-329-5452
  • 75-6000 Alii Dr, Kailua-Kona, HI 96740

Our years of experience in the industry will help you design the perfect traveling experience. From romantic getaways to large events, our experien...

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Kilauea Kreations
  • 808-961-1100
  • 680 Manono St., Hilo, HI

In our shop we sell Hawaiian quilts, fabric, quilt patterns, and notions, we also carry an array of Hawaiian local arts and crafts. It truly is a w...

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Greenwell Farms
  • 888-592-5662
  • 81-6581 Mamalahoa Highway, Kealakekua, Hawaii 96750

Take a guided walk through the coffee orchard, the processing plant and conclude with FREE sampling of hand-picked, custom roasted, Greenwell Farms...

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Paradise Helicopters
  • 866-876-7422
  • 2450 Kekuanaoa St, Hilo, HI

Paradise Helicopters offers a range of helicopter tours and private charters. We pride ourselves in offering excellent customer service and our "if...

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Hawaii's Gift Basket Boutique
  • 808-886-8000
  • 69-250 Waikoloa Beach Drive, Waikoloa, HI 96738

The selections you'll find at Hawaii's Gift Baskets to include in your gift basket can be customized to capture the spirit of the recipient and the...

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Big Island Motorcycle Company
  • 808-886-2011
  • 69-250 Waikoloa Beach Dr., Waikoloa, HI 96738
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Hilo Bay Cafe
  • 808-935-4939
  • 123 Lihiwai St., Hilo, HI

From Hilo Hawaii to you. At the heart of our food is the belief that local, organic ingredients are better for the earth and for you. Contemporary ...

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Ali'i Gardens Marketplace
  • 808-937-8844
  • 75-6129 Alii Dr., Kailua-Kona, HI

SHOP, EAT and RELAX! The Best Open Air Market in Kona. Hawaii.
A must stop destination. FREE Wi-Fi and lots of FREE Parking!
Located 1.5 ...

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Hawaii Tropical Botanical Gardens
  • 808-964-5233
  • 27-717 Old Mamalahoa Highway, Papaikou, HI 96781

The Hawaii Tropical Botanical Garden is a museum of living plants that attracts photographers, gardeners, botanists, scientists, and nature lovers ...

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Crib.
  • 808-339-7515
  • 46 Waianuenue Avenue, Hilo, Hawaii 96720

We carry gently worn and new consignment clothes for children ages newborn to ten years old as well as maternity clothes. We also feature brand new...

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Akaka Pit Stop
  • 808-217-8873
  • 28-238 Akaka Falls Rd, Honomu, HI 96728

We are a family with a family farm.   We generally have some fruits and veggies from our farm for sale at our property in Honomu, Hawaii, on Akaka ...

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Abundant Life Natural Foods
  • 808-935-7411
  • 292 Kamehameha Avenue, Hilo, Hawaii 96720

We offer a wide selection of the highest quality natural and organic foods throughout our grocery, chill, frozen, bulk, and produce departments. We...

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Star Light Gemstones & Jewels
  • 808-884-5444
  • 55-3419 Akoni Pule Hwy., Hawi, HI

Enchanting Crystal shop in Historic Kohala - in the Heart of Hawi. Gorgeous Gems & Jewelry

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Hawaii Titanium Rings
  • 808-756-1286
  • 73-5617 Maiau Street, Kailua-Kona, HI

Hawaiian Titanium Rings specializes in unique titanium ring designs. All of our handcrafted rings are made with the finest materials at the hands o...

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Kapohokine Adventures
  • 808-964-1000
  • 224 Kamehameha Ave., Hilo, HI

KapohoKine Hawaii Adventure Tours, your source for the best Kona tours, Hilo tours, and volcano tours available on the Big Island. And now home to ...

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Lucy's Taqueria
  • 808-315-8246
  • 194 Kilauea Ave., Hilo, HI

We believe in "respect"....for our land, for eachother, for our cultures, for our food, and for ourselves. We promise to do our best at supporting ...

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Hawi Gallery | Art & Ukuleles
  • 808-889-1282
  • 55-3406 Akoni Pule Highway, Hawi, HI, 96719

Aloha shirts, Big Island ukuleles, koa and mango furniture, local art and jewelry, unique and unusual musical instruments, vintage hawaiiana and so...

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Big Island BookBuyers
  • 808-315-5335
  • 14 Waianuenue Avenue, Hilo, Hawaii 96720

BookBuyers is a great source for gently used and out of print used books and DVDs. And we also carry a selection of new materials including books o...

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Volcano Winery
  • 808-967-7772
  • 35 Pii Mauna Dr., Volcano, HI

Wine tasting in Paradise is just a sip away at Volcano Winery on the Big Island. Volcano Winery is the Big Island’s award-winning winery. Located n...

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Yoga Centered
  • 808-934-7233
  • 37 Waianuenue Ave, Hilo, Hawaii 96720

We offer 35 classes a week in Ashtanga, Vinyasa Flow, Restorative & Therapeutic Yoga. Our boutique features Brazilian bikinis, a wide range of Yoga...

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Surf Break Cafe
  • 808-934-8844
  • 17 Haili St, Hilo, HI

We do fresh, yummy, handmade breakfast, lunch, smoothies, espressos, lattes, frosty frappes, ice cream shakes and much, much more. We also feature ...

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Bike Works
  • 808-326-2453
  • 74-5583 Luhia Drive Ste A3, Kailua-Kona, HI 96740

We are Hawaii's connection for everything Swim, Bike, and Run.

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Botanical World Adventures
  • 888-947-4753
  • 31-240 Old Mamalahoa Highway, Hakalau, HI

Botanical World Adventures has it all. Thrilling, family-friendly zip lines;  unique Segway personal transporter tours where you guide your two-whe...

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Kilauea Lodge and Restaurant
  • 808-967-7366
  • 19-3948 Old Volcano Rd., Volcano, HI

Kilauea Lodge is located in the quiet village of Volcano a mile from Hawaii Volcanoes National Park. The Park, home of Hawaii's active volcano Kila...

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Bentleys Home Collection
  • 808-885-5565
  • 65-1279 Kawaihae Road, Kamuela, HI 96743

Welcome to Bentleys! For over 24 years, Bentleys has worked hard to provide its clientele with unmatched quality, service, and enduring values. Ben...

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Aloha Toe Rings
  • 808-326-1782
  • 75-5774 Alii Drive, Kailua-Kona, HI

We sell Authentic Hawaiian Fully Banded Custom Fit Toe Rings. Our rings can be worn on both your toes and fingers. Special orders for your special ...

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Island Naturals Market & Deli
  • 808-326-1122
  • 74-5487 Kaiwi Street, Kailua-Kona, HI 96740

Your premier source for quality natural and organic foods on the Big Island of Hawaii.  Our department buyers select the finest local and organic p...

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Big Island Baby Rentals
  • 808-319-9304
  • 46 Waianuenue Avenue, Hilo, Hawaii 96720

Big Island Baby Rentals is a family owned, full service baby and kid gear rental company and conciergeservice.  We only carry high quality brands a...

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Cronies Bar & Grill
  • 808-935-5158
  • 11 Waianuenue Ave., Hilo, HI 96720

What do you get when you combine your favorite sports spot and the most onolicious food in Hawai`i?Itʻs Cronies!!!Whether youʻre here to dine & che...

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As Hawi Turns
  • 808-889-5023
  • Akoni Pule Highway, Hawi, HI 96719

A unique shop full of everything from shoes, to hats, to towels and bed spreads, jewelry and clothes, to cards and sunglasses!

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Waimea Coffee Company
  • 808-885-8915
  • 65-1279 Kawaihae Road, Kamuela, HI 96743

Waimea Coffee Company features delicious coffees prepared by friendly and knowledgeable baristas. We also serve tasty, reasonably priced food, all ...

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Blue Dragon Restaurant
  • 808-882-7771
  • 61-3616 Kawaihae Road, Kawaihae, HI 96743

Our fresh, festive food features global, coastal flavors and offers the freshest of ingredients, from locally caught fish to produce from our own o...

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Island Scrapbooking
  • 808-933-9390
  • 223 Kilauea Ave., Hilo, HI

Scrapbook your island memories with our exclusive line of Hawaiian scrapbooking products!

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Hawaiian Ukulele and Guitar
  • 808-315-2919
  • 69-250 Waikoloa Beach Dr., Waikoloa, HI 96738

The Guiding Vision behind Hawaiian Ukulele and Guitar was to create a ukulele and guitar shop for everyone from the most...

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Gallery of Great Things
  • 808-885-7506
  • 65-1279 Kawaihae Road, Kamuela, HI 96743

Featuring the work of Hawaii's finest artist & craftspeople.

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Lava Rock Cafe
  • 808-967-8526
  • 19-3972 Old Volcano Hwy., Volcano, HI

Volcano’s Lava Rock Cafe has been the heart of Volcano Village, Hawai’i, since November of 1997. Opened by the Tripp ...

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Parker Square
  • 65-1279 Kawaihae Rd, Waimea, HI 96743
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Kona Islander Inn
  • 808-329-3333
  • 75-5776 Kuakini Hwy, Kailua-Kona, HI

We specialize in Affordable Accommodations in beautiful, sunny Kona, Hawaii.Kona Islander Inn Hotel units offer private lanais (decks), color TVs a...

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Kona Engraving
  • 808-365-4412
  • 74-5467 Kaiwi St., Kailua-Kona, HI
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Makalei Golf Club
  • 808-325-6625
  • 72-3890 Hawaii Belt Road, Kailua-Kona, HI 96740

Situated in the Kona region on the west side of Hawaii Island, known for its cool climates and world famous coffee farms, ...

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Longboard Legends Pizza
  • 808-329-2211
  • 75-5742 Kuakini Hwy., Kailua-Kona, HI

Welcome to Longboard Legends Pizza, our goal is to serve food using the freshest ingredients from the islands.  Our dough has Hawaiian milled taro ...

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