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Shop (and Eat) Local on the Big Island

Finding that unique local product, gift or keepsake is easy on the Big Island of Hawaii. Talented local craftspeople produce some of the finest and most unique items anywhere, and the island is literally dotted with farms and businesses that supply islanders and visitors alike with amazing produce, locally-made food and drink, clothing and candies, […]

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Raise the Bar Event with Chef Noah Hester and Kona Wine Market

If you are missing fabulous food and dancing the night away, this event is right up your alley. Chef Noah Hester and the Kona Wine Market are bringing a one-of-a-kind live music event with food and drink pairings. This event called “Raise the Bar” will be held in Kona at the Edible World Institute, a […]

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Fall & Winter Events on the Big Island

While it’s coming into winter on the mainland, the period of November through January is a great time to visit Hawaii Island, with plenty of events to help you enjoy this little slice of paradise. Here’s just a small sampling: Skies Above Hawai’i is an interactive program showcasing the night sky over Hawai’i. The shows, […]

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