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What to do and Where to Stay in Hawaii part 1:Kona side of the Big Island

The big island, Hawaii has two major sides. The dry side is Kona and the wet is Hilo. There is a lot to do and see and a car rental is a good idea. Although the car rental agencies don’t want you to do this, the Saddle road through the center of the island is now paved and just not a problem to drive. Also, an ordinary car can make it up Mauna Kea to the observatories. Coming down you need to to use a low gear or you will over heat the breaks. If you like this video, checkout my underwater video of swimming with Manta Rays at night. This is a must do if you are every in Kona!

Sea Life Park Hawaii – A Fun Filled Oahu Activity

Looking for a fun filled day of sun and ocean life? Then Sea Life Park is the perfect place for you and the family! Stare in wonder at the sharks, dolphins, seals, penguins, and much more. Not renting a car? Sea Life Park offers shuttles from the Waikiki and Honolulu area. Make sure to grab a schedule and description of the various shows when you get there. You don’t want to miss any of the action! For operation hours, tickets prices, and a schedule of the shows visit www.sealifeparkhawaii.com From all of us here at Ali’i Beach Rentals… have a great time and tell the Sea Turtles we said Hi!

Hawaii Sea Camp session 2 part 2 – Scuba camp for teens

www.hawaiiseacamp.com 808-443-7189 Session 2 at Hawaii Sea Camp was the best yet with 14 kids from all across the US learning how to scuba dive, free dive; cliff-jump and bodysurf in the beautiful waters surrounding Kona on Hawaii’s Big Island! Don’t miss the breath-taking manta ray night dive at the end. Learn in paradise! Set in stunning Captain Cook, Hawaii,Hawaii Sea Camp is geared toward young people who are interested in the marine environment, either for recreation or as a prospective career. We run scuba certification, snorkel and marine science programs for four two week sessions during the summer, and for customizable time slots year-round. All levels of PADI certification are offered up to Master Diver, including Open Water referrals (for those just getting started), Advanced Open Water and Rescue Diver. Teens can choose to specialize in a variety of skills including underwater photography and videography, deep diving, search and recovery; night diving, etc. Once the certifications are achieved, HSC campers participate in tropical marine science programs in partnership with the University of Hawaii, helping collect data on marine life to better understand the state of Hawaii’s reefs. Next, an excursion is always made to any number of beautiful spots on the Big Island – whether it’s bodysurfing at green sands beach, cliff jumping from the southern most point in the US or camping in the stunning Waipio Valley, adventure is our priority! Each two week session

Lovely Maui Oceanfront Luxury Vacation Rental # 312 at the Kihei Surfside Resort

This third floor oceanfront condo at the Kihei Surfside Resort is located on quieter side the building and has a lovely ocean view from the kitchen, living room, dining area and lanai. It is one of the larger, 1 bedroom, 1.5 bath units (680 sq ft). With the exception of the bedroom, the unit is tiled throughout. It has been tastefully remodeled to a very high standard. The unit has maple cabinetry and gorgeous black granite countertops which are consistent throughout the unit. Rosiesrentals.com starting handling the rentals of this unit in February 2010, so we do not yet have a years worth of Guest Ratings to publish. The beautiful kitchen is well equipped with stylish black and stainless steel appliances, including a large refrigerator with ice maker, flat top stove with microwave hood fan above, full size dishwasher and garbage disposer. There is a pair of matching barstools on the outside of the island. The living room has a queen size sofa-bed and a comfy swivel rocker rattan basket chair. There is a large flat screen LCD color TV, DVD player, stereo and multi speed ceiling fan. The dining area has a round rattan glass table with 4 matching chairs. The large lanai has a bistro table with two padded bistro chairs — a perfect place to enjoy your morning coffee or a romantic oceanfront dinner! The entry hall is very spacious, with a large built in maple/granite buffet, and a functional desk area with a ergonomic leather office chair and free high speed internet hookup