Hawaii's Big Island Travel Guide

A complete list of things to do, where to stay and what to eat on Hawaii's Big Island.


Activities
KTA Super Stores
Explore Hawaiian foodways at the local grocery KTA Super Stores, where you’ll find Filipino delicacies such as dinuguan, a fresh pork intestine, stomach, liver and heart, fried with spices and fresh blood.
  • 74-5594 Palani Rd
  • Kailua-Kona, HI HI 96740 US

KTA Super Stores

Explore Hawaiian foodways at the local grocery KTA Super Stores, where you’ll find Filipino delicacies such as dinuguan, a fresh pork intestine, stomach, liver and heart, fried with spices and fresh blood.
74-5594 Palani Rd Kailua-Kona, HI, US
Phone: +1 808-329-1677
Kona Coast Tuna Fishing
Charter a boat for a day or even a few hours with legendary local fisherman Bomboy Llanes. Try your hand at Japanese-style “green-stick” fishing in hopes of catching ahi, aka yellowfin tuna.
  • Off the Kona Coast, Big Island, Hawaii
  • Big Island, HI US

Kona Coast Tuna Fishing

Charter a boat for a day or even a few hours with legendary local fisherman Bomboy Llanes. Try your hand at Japanese-style “green-stick” fishing in hopes of catching ahi, aka yellowfin tuna.
Off the Kona Coast, Big Island, Hawaii Big Island, HI, US
Phone: +1 808-989-7869

Hotels
Fairmont Orchid Hotel
Hawaii’s Fairmont Orchid Hotel is beautifully positioned along the Kohala Coast with breathtaking views of the Pacific Ocean. Indulge in the hotel’s many activities, services, dining options, spa treatments and more.
Photo by fairmont Orchid
  • 1 N Kaniku Dr
  • Kohala Coast, HI 96743 US

Fairmont Orchid Hotel

Hawaii’s Fairmont Orchid Hotel is beautifully positioned along the Kohala Coast with breathtaking views of the Pacific Ocean. Indulge in the hotel’s many activities, services, dining options, spa treatments and more.
1 N Kaniku Dr Kohala Coast, HI, US
Phone: +1 800-257-7544

Restaurants & Bars
Super J's
Visit family-owned Super J’s, where mother-daughter team Janice and Julie Kaaloa have built a reputation for the best lau lau  around. Traditional lau lau includes salted pork wrapped in taro leaves and steamed in ti leaves.
  • 83-5409 Mamalahoa Hwy
  • Captain Cook, HI 96704 US

Super J's

Visit family-owned Super J’s, where mother-daughter team Janice and Julie Kaaloa have built a reputation for the best lau lau  around. Traditional lau lau includes salted pork wrapped in taro leaves and steamed in ti leaves.
83-5409 Mamalahoa Hwy Captain Cook, HI, US
Kahua Ranch
Explore this working ranch with horseback riding, roping and a live band.
kahua ranch, kameula, hawaii, rainbow
Photo by Pamela Ketchum/Kahua Ranch Ltd.
  • 59-564 Kohala Mountain Rd
  • Kamuela, HI 96743 US

Kahua Ranch

Explore this working ranch with horseback riding, roping and a live band.
59-564 Kohala Mountain Rd Kamuela, HI, US
Phone: +1 808-882-4646

Transportation
Kona International Airport
kona international airport, airport, hawaii
Photo by Travis Thurston, Wikimedia, CC-BY-SA-3.0
  • 73-200 Kupipi St
  • Kailua-Kona, HI 96740 US

Kona International Airport

73-200 Kupipi St Kailua-Kona, HI, US
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