The Koa Table – Good Food for Good People

Twenty-eight-year-old Philip “Ippy” Aiona is everyone’s favorite son on Hawai‘i Island. The youngest person to be featured on “Food Network Star,” the chef was also featured in Forbes as one of 2012’s “Best 30 Under 30.” Aiona recently opened his new restaurant, The Koa Table at the Kings’ Shops in Waikoloa, where he hopes to…

Scuba Diving on Hawai’i Island

Scuba diving on Hawaiʻi Island is a world-class experience like no other. The colorful array of sea life offers scuba divers an escape to an underwater paradise of lava formations and clear blue waters with spectacular visibility. Location is key when it comes to diving and the Big Island of Hawaiʻi is not only an…

Waimea, Trendy Hawaiian Cowboy Town

At an elevation of nearly 3000 feet, Hawaiʻi Islandʻs Waimea (also known as Kamuela) is famous for its paniolo (cowboy) culture, rodeos, and rolling green hills. From horseback riding to live theatre, from farmers markets to delicious Hawaiian cuisine, this quaint Big Island town is one youʻll want to add to your travel itinerary. Dotted…

22nd Annual Kona Brewers Festival Returns

Benjamin Franklin once said, “Beer is proof that God loves us and wants us to be happy.” The annual event indulges craft beer connoisseurs by tapping 72 types of ales and lagers, dished up alongside a bounty of island-style cuisine from 36 Hawai‘i Island chefs and top restaurants. On Saturday, March 11, over 4,000 happy…