Tag Archives: Big Island

Hiking to Papakolea Green Sand Beach on the Big Island of Hawaii

It’s our last full day on Hawaii and there is still one place left on our “must visit” list: the famous Green Sand Beach, known properly as Papakolea Beach. It’s an almost three mile hike each way but we’ were … Continue reading

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Glass Bottom Boat Tour on Hawaii’s Big Island

We are entering our last weekend on Hawaii and we continue to tour and sightsee on the Big Island. The highlight today is touring on a glass bottom boat to check out some fish and sea creatures.

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Kona Coffee Living History Farm

We are kicking off our second week on the Big Island of Hawaii and it’s my first day as a 50-something. It wouldn’t be a DanOCan special day if I didn’t get in a little Geocaching and we start by … Continue reading

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Exploring the North Side of the Big Island

We don’t always plan our days. Sometimes we enjoy just seeing where the winds take us. We start at Pu’ukohola Heiau National Historic Site and then just decide to start driving north and see what we find. We visit the … Continue reading

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Driving up Mauna Kea on the Big Island of Hawaii

We start our day in Mountain View, sampling the famous Stone Cookies which have been a staple at the Mountain View Bakery since 1936. The bakery is located on Old Volcano Road and what would be a more appropriate follow-up … Continue reading

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