By Leo Malagon on July 24, 2014 Top 10 Tips for Visiting Hawaii Volcanoes National ParkThere are so many sights to see when you’re visiting Hawaii. From the history of Pearl Harbor to the lush Road to Hana on Maui, it’s hard to choose what you should do and see. But if you’re interested in some really unique tourism, consider volcano activities on the Big Island. This is the island home to Hawaii Volcanoes National Park and one of the world’s most active volcanoes—Mount Kilauea. You’ll want to spend some time here, so here are 10 tips for visiting Volcanoes National Park:First, be sure to see Mount Kilauea! It’s one of the most active volcanoes
By Leo Malagon on July 24, 2014 Hawaiian Culture: More Than Just Aloha ShirtsIf you’re planning a visit to Hawaii, it’s a good idea to educate yourself on all things Hawaii. While this island is the 50th state of the union, it was also once its own nation and has its own culture. Before you relax on the beautiful beaches of Maui or visit the Kona coffee plantations on the Big Island, read this post all about Hawaiian culture.Ancient Hawaiian culture intersects with the ancient Polynesian traditions since the first settlers were from Polynesia and beyond. Over decades and even centuries, they adapted their culture to their island nation and honed lifestyle traditions
By Leo Malagon on July 23, 2014 3 Types Of Vacations When Visiting HawaiiA Hawaiian vacation can conjure all types of images depending on the person. You may picture hula dancers and Aloha shirts or mountain bikes and surfing. Others will picture beaches and bikinis and still others will picture golf courses. There are so many ways to do Hawaii and no way is wrong—unless you stay inside! Here are three ways you can experience this magnificent island chain through an eco adventure.The resort life is a good one. This type of vacation is all about posh hotels, nice meals and beachside relaxation. You can definitely do this type of vacation on Hawaii.
By Leo Malagon on July 23, 2014 5 Reasons To Take An Eco Tour While Visiting HawaiiYour vacation to the Hawaiian Islands can be whatever you want it to be. While some tourists enjoy the fancy hotels on Waikiki and the beachside bars with umbrellas in the drinks, others may look for more eco tourism. But why take an eco tour while in Hawaii? Here are five reasons you should consider doing just that! 1. Many of Hawaii’s eco tours aren’t quite as active as you might think. Yeah, snorkeling requires some swimming, but it’s really more like floating with your head in the water. A boat will take you to the perfect spot or you
By Leo Malagon on July 22, 2014 3 Amazing Hiking Tours To Discover In HawaiiHawaiian vacations are all about fun, sun and eco-tourism. While some may go to Maui to golf and take in the soft beaches, there is so much more to the Hawaiian Islands than just lounging and mai tais. One of the things you should consider while there are hiking tours. If you enjoy hiking, Hawaii is a great place to do so. You can find everything from rainforest hikes to volcanoes to black sand beaches. Here are three examples of hiking tours you should look into:On the Big Island, consider hiking in Hawaii Volcanoes National Park. Here you’ll find more
By Leo Malagon on July 21, 2014 Have a Better Vacation with Eco Tours and Discover Hawaii ToursDiscover Hawaii Tours offers countless eco tours that are perfect for nature lovers visiting the Hawaiian Islands. An eco tour, put simply, is a tour that focuses on nature, exotic plant and animal life, and that generally promotes conservation of sometimes endangered natural beauties. So, for nature lovers or those with a passion for conservation and sustainability, the idea to embark on an eco tour is wonderful. The eco tour will surely be fulfilling for anyone, but for those passionate about nature and interested in wildlife, these tours cannot be missed! Discover Hawaii Tours offers many Maui, Big Island, and
By Leo Malagon on July 20, 2014 Life Changing Nature Tours on Hawai’iFor nature lovers on an excursion to any of the Hawaiian Islands, embarking on an eco tour is a fantastic idea. Essentially, an eco tour is a tour centered on the natural beauty and fascinating wildlife that is present at the locations along the tour. Often, eco tours will highlight conservation efforts, sometimes including ways that those embarking on the tour can help preserve the beautiful locations and stops along the way of the tour. On our Discover Hawaii Tours nature tours, you may have the chance to explore hidden beaches, cascading Hawaii waterfalls, the world’s largest and most active volcano,
By Leo Malagon on July 19, 2014 What’s so Special About Mount Kilauea?Mount Kilauea is one of five volcanoes that helped form the island of Hawaii, also known as the Big Island. What’s special about Mount Kilauea is that it’s the most active volcano in Hawaii and one of the most active volcanoes in the world. Kilauea is a shield volcano, meaning it is built almost entirely of fluid lava and has a low profile. As for Hawaii volcanoes, Mt. Kilauea is quite popular. Nearly 2.6 million people visit this volcano annually.The word Kilauea means “spewing” or “much spreading” in Hawaiian. This refers to the volcano’s activity and frequent outpouring of lava.
By Leo Malagon on July 19, 2014 Eco-Tourism in HawaiiAs you are planning your upcoming Hawaii vacation and researching the many amazing tours that are available, you may find that several tours are labeled “eco” tours. You may wonder what makes an “eco tour” different from any other available tour. Simply, an eco tour is a tour that is directed towards exotic, and often threatened, natural environments. Many eco tours promote conservation of these environments, but even at the bare minimum, an eco tour’s purpose is to demonstrate natural life as it exists on its own. Eco tours in Hawaii are very common as Hawaii has many very beautiful,
By Leo Malagon on July 18, 2014 3 Activities to Try While Vacationing On the Big IslandThere is a lot to do in Hawaii. But while many tourists gravitate towards the ever popular Oahu and Maui, you may be surprised to find how much the Big Island has to offer. Away from the hustle and bustle of Waikiki and Honolulu, this island is more than twice the size of the others combined and offers some amazing eco-tourism. It’s worth looking into and staying on this island if you’re looking for something different and off the beaten path. Below are three activities to try while vacationing on the Big Island of Hawaii.Big Island snorkeling is said to