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.Read More
One question I frequently receive from clients new to Hawaii Island who are looking to collect “made here” artwork is, “Who are some of your favorite local artists”? With so many talented individuals working in a variety of diverse mediums, I enjoy putting forward recommendations based on the specific home’s location, overall design and what I know about the individual client’s preferences.
Numerous galleries are found in West Hawaii along the Kona/Kohala Coast, in the charming upcountry towns of Kamuela, Honakaa and Holualoa, and in Hawi at the northwestern tip of the island.Read More
Hawaii Regional Cuisine is a culinary movement led by twelve Hawaii-based chefs in the early 1990s, using local ingredients — including locally caught seafood, meats sourced from local ranches, and produce from Hawaii farms — in a fusion of diverse global flavors influenced by Hawaii’s rich and diverse cultural history.Read More