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Mauna Kea Stargazing Takes on the NEOWISE Comet!

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NEOWISE/ C20202 F3 Comet & Mauna Kea Stargazing Mauna Kea Observatories The time is 12am. Myself, Zoe (GM of Ali’i Adventures) and amateur astronomer husband Johan wake to seek out the NEOWISE Comet. We are headed to Mauna Kea to take in the spectacle, dragging our “kids” (cameras and a very large telescope called NEO…

Best Snorkeling Beaches Kona, Big Island Hawaii

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There are many great beaches up and down the Kona coast of Hawaii. You can get in almost anywhere and see some great stuff. But if you had your pick among them all these are the ones we recommend for good reason. Here we detail which are preferred specifically for their snorkeling by geography. Best…

Best Paddleboard Beaches for Beginners

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Paddleboarding can be a real challenge for the new initiate. This is because is requires balance and being used to balancing in a new way. Add in tricky surface chop to the factor of trying to learn a new skill and you’ll find it can be discouragingly difficult. It’s important to learn in a spot…

Where to Find the Turtle Beaches Kona, Hawaii

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Hawaii has so many beautiful turtle beaches Kona and bays. Even the airport is nice when you arrive. Many people get here and then settle down in their accommodations. Then it’s time to look for things to do. There’s so many things to do in Kona. One of them, is to look for sea turtles…

The Big Island’s Best Beaches

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Best Beaches for Snorkeling, Surfing, Bodyboarding, and Kids There are so many beaches on the big island of Hawaii. This is no coincidence. It is a BIG ISLAND! Black sand beaches are made from pulverized lava rock. White sand beaches are made from coral. Some beaches have a combination of both black and white sand!…