Thursday, January 21, 2016
After you’ve purchased homes for sale on the Big Island and made this move, it’s no wonder everyone wants to come visit you. When you have visitors out to Hawaii to see you for the holidays or at any other time of the year, there are amazing local foods you’ll want to share. While the food isn’t the first thing people likely think of when considering their Big Island real estate, it can be a great way to show your guests around and give them a taste of your lifestyle.
A Tropical Climate with Exotic Crops
Due to the tropical climate… 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