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Upcoming: Ironman World Championship

Excitement is building for the Ironman World Championship on Hawaii Island’s west side Saturday, October 12 — and, if you’re on-island, no doubt you have seen athletes training on our roadways for this granddaddy of all triathlons! The annual event attracts thousands of extreme athletes from around the globe to vie for the coveted womens’ and mens’ titles.

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Celebrate Hawaii’s Iconic Umbrella Drink on August 17

One of Hawaii Island’s most popular summer events takes place this month – the 11th Annual Don the Beachcomber Mai Tai Festival at Royal Kona Resort in Kailua-Kona on Saturday, August 17. More than 20 of the planet’s top bartenders will be mixing and shaking it as they compete for the “World’s Best Mai Tai” title and the $10,000 cash prize that comes along with it.

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July 4th Fun on Hawaii Island

Big Island visitors and residents alike will celebrate the Fourth of July in both traditional and unique island style. The day’s plans include parades, a variety of family-friendly activities – including a rodeo in paniolo (cowboy) country – and, of course, spectacular fireworks displays.

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