Other sites of interest!
Exploring the Island
- Big Island Events Calendar
- Big Island Map via Blue Hawaiian Helicopters
- Hawaiian Walkways - Offering many ways to explore the island on foot, including personalized tours for visitors with special requirements.
- 'Imiloa Astronomy Center - Now offering free wireless headsets for self-guided audio tours in English and Japanese, engaging visitors with interactive exhibits and shows on Hawaiian culture, navigation by the stars and today's astronomy. Japanese-speaking visitors can also now fully enjoy the Planetarium's signature show, "Maunakea: Between Earth and Sky," with the audio set translation. Visitors can adjust the volume, pause or repeat information. Available at the front desk upon admission.
- Lava Ocean Adventures - Specializing in providing ultimate Hawaii Lava Tours by boat.
- Native Guide Hawaii - Warren is a personable and knowleable guide. This is his informative blog page.
- Zip Isle - Offering zip line adventures! Hang Loose and See Hawaii from a New Angle!
Family Friendly Travel
- Travel Savvy Mom - Family Friendly Hotel, Resort, and Suite Reviews.
- Aloha Volcano Gallery and Hawaii Visitor Information
- Bike Volcano - Bicycle tours of the National Park
- Crater Rim Cabin - The photographer took this from 10,000 feet above Kilauea caldera. He owns a vacation rental cottage, Crater Rim Cabin, which is labelled on this aerial photo.
- Hawaii Volcanoes National Park
- Hawaii Volcano Observatory - Kilauea Update
- Ken Goodrich - workshops and tours
- Kilauea Summit Cam
- Mary Goodrich - fine art photography
- Maunaloa Summit Webcam - Gaze in awe at Moku‘aweoweo. (You’ll need to pan across, it’s so wide!)
- Volcano Art Center - A non-profit arts and educational organization, offering performances, workshops, and a Gallery in Hawaii Volcanoes National Park
- Volcano Community Association - Our community association's web site
- Volcano Health Collaborative - Volcano Village’s Health Collaborative site
- Volcano Winery
- Alternative Hawaii
- Big Island Calendar
- Cane Haul Road - unique t-shirts with island flair
- Hawaii Photo Retreat - Workshops in photography, including lodgings and all meals, in Volcano area
- Hawaiian Images Photography & Video - Even with Google maps available, this is a remarkable resource of aerial photos of the island's entire coastline.
- Hawaii Pack and Paddle - Offering islandwide guided tours, including kayaking, since 1991
- Maunakea Summit Cams - The “White Mountain” has almost as many panoramic cameras as it does astronomical observatories, and, sometimes, snow!
- Native Guide Hawaii - Warren takes his clients beyond the typical tourist experience.
- Rainforest Pu‘uhonua - An interesting site featuring books written by Hawaiian-language teacher, Kahi Wight, along with the work of other local artists of different media.
- Volcano Island Honey Company, LLC - Listed in Martha Stewart Living magazine’s August 2008 issue, among the finest artisinal specialty resources
Other Interesting Links
- Ageless Spine... destined to change the way we think about and inhabit our bodies
- Center for Natural Alignment - “Standing up straight — it’s not what we’ve been taught!”
- Kevin E. Lewis - Real Estate Agent and Taxes
- Manago Hotel - clean, bright, inexpensive family-run hotel in Captain Cook, South Kona
- Sappo Hill Soaps - Traditional kettle process all vegetable oil soaps as provided in our cottages
- Silver Oaks Ranch - 10-acre, gated Bed and Breakfast estate located just five miles from Kailua-Kona
- Tropical Hideaway - charming retreat in rural South Kona
- Ululoa - Hawaiian music CD production company on Maui
- Sounds Hawaiian - Recordings of Hawai‘i’s bird song/calls. Birders and Ornithologists, take note!
From or About Former Guests
- Andy Suzuki Music - Talented Singer-Songwriter, Former Guest, also check out his music video on YouTube
* Dakain means “the best [kind]”, when stressed, but is also used to mean “the thing being discussed” or if you can’t think of something’s name, “you know . . . dakain!”. It’s more commonly spelled “da kine”. “Kain” is pronounced like fine and means “kind” or “sort” and is, again, more commonly spelled “kine”.