The Best Local Grindz on the Big Island

The Best Local Grindz on the Big Island

Always when traveling I try to find the local cuisine and experience what the locals eat. Hawaii’s traditional food is a fusion of cultures of Asian, Polynesian, and American. During our trip, we sampled several local restaurants including Two Ladies Kitchen,...
Exploring The Big Island – Part 4

Exploring The Big Island – Part 4

Punaluʻu Beach After leaving the Volcanoes National Park, we decided to drive around the Island to Kona. On the way there, we stopped at Punaluʻu Beach. This is one of the most famous black sand beach in Hawaii. You can often see endangered Hawksbill turtles and green...
Exploring The Big Island – Part 3

Exploring The Big Island – Part 3

Leaving Hilo, we hit the road to visit the Volcanoes National Park. During our visit, we are in the midst of the longest government shutdown so we weren’t certain what would be open or accessible to the public. It wasn’t clear reviewing the website if the...
Exploring The Big Island – Part 2

Exploring The Big Island – Part 2

The Big Island of Hawaii is very easy to travel around. Great highways link the main parts of the island within a couple of hour drive from about anywhere. One day trip we did was Hilo on the Northeast part of the Island. We left the Western side and drove over the...
Exploring The Big Island – Part 1

Exploring The Big Island – Part 1

Leaving bright and early on a cold January day, we departed Portland (PDX) for the Big Island of Hawaii. A six-hour flight followed that was thankfully uneventful. What we missed on the flight? Food. Gone are the days where airlines have a variety of food to serve...