Wednesday, November 25, 2015
When you hear about Big Island real estate, what do you think of? In most cases, you think of beautiful views, the ocean and beautiful weather. While this is true, a Big Island real estate agent will tell you there’s so much more to this island than that. In fact, if you love beer, real estate on the Big Island can be the perfect option for you!
Big Island Brewhaus
The Big Island Brewhaus offers the ideal combination of award-winning brew and local food favorites. The… Read More
Friday, November 20, 2015
Today, Thanksgiving in Hawaii is celebrated on the same day as the rest of America. However, during ancient times on the Big Island, way before the Puritans and Indians sat down to their first feast, the native Hawaiians had thanks-giving festivals of their own.
Ancient Offerings of Thanks
These celebrations commemorated a booming harvest and lasted an entire season. “Makahiki,” as it was called, ran from November through February (when rain prevented labor) with ceremonies honoring the god, Lono. Peace was commanded throughout the tribes during these months. In place of the usual fighting, surfing and boxing competitions were held… Read More
Tuesday, September 1, 2015
A healthy lifestyle begins with eating fresh food, and what better way to know your food is fresh than to buy local? While you’re looking at Big Island real estate, you’ll notice there are plenty of farms, along with a number of farmers markets filled with delicious fresh produce from the local area. This gives you the perfect opportunity to start eating healthier. Your Big Island realtor can help you identify the best farmers markets close to the home you choose to buy.
Fresh Fruits and Vegetables
One of the biggest draws to farmers markets anywhere in the world is the delicious… Read More
Tuesday, September 30, 2014
“Why Should I Live on The Big Island?” Reason #1: Community Festivals Like the Kohala Country Fair
Who doesn’t love a good fall festival?
After all, they’re a great way for communities to gather together to chat, eat, dance, and celebrate their unique corner of the world—before the clutches of winter close in.
When it comes to this cozy tradition, the Big Island may not have the harsh winter weather to worry about, but there’s still plenty to celebrate in October!
On October 4, 2014, the Kohala Country Fair marks its 30th year of entertaining visitors and residents on the… Read More
Thursday, August 21, 2014
Foodies, gather ‘round. If you need another reason to begin your new life on the Big Island, I’ve got a great one for you!
In less than two weeks, we’ll be kicking off the 4th annual Hawaii Food & Wine Festival. This weeklong culinary extravaganza brings together master chefs, culinary personalities, sommeliers, and wine and spirit producers from around the world to the islands of Hawaii for a series of high-profile epicurean events celebrating good food and drink…aloha-style.
And for the first time, the Big Island is playing a part in this annual festival! A big part, in fact. If… Read More