|Travel Agent's Joe Pike snapped this photo high above The Big Island onboard Paradise Helicopters.|
Take the Family to The Big Island…and Above It
Paradise Helicopters has launched a new “Family Helicopter Ride & Zipline” adventure, combining ziplining through a rainforest and enjoying a lush botanical garden ground tour with Botanical World Adventures.
The experience is recommended for multi-generational travelers, a growing segment of visitors to Hawaii Island, as guests can choose to take a leisurely stroll, wander through an herbaceous maze, or soar through the forest canopy.
Luxury Condo Offers “Stay and Dine” Package
The oceanfront condo rentals of Mauna Lani Point offer guests a new “Stay and Dine” package, including a fifth night free plus a $200 dining certificate at Ruth’s Chris Steak House.
With a convenient location at The Shops at Mauna Lani, Ruth’s Chris Steak House offers prime steak and other dishes. In addition, guests of Mauna Lani Point are able to enjoy meals and savings from a gourmet kitchen and at a private barbecue pool pavilion.
The “Stay and Dine” offer ends December 20.
Take the Kids to the Hawaii Volcanoes National Park
The historic Namakanipaio Campground, operated by Hawaii Volcanoes Lodge Company, offers a rustic, one-of-a-kind camping experience within Hawaii Volcanoes National Park that is perfect for families.
The campground is home to 10 recently-refurbished cabins, with upgraded community facilities. Campsites are also available for guests who prefer a more traditional camping experience.
Take the Family Ziplining with KapohoKine Adventures
Zipline on dual lines with KapohoKine Adventures at Honolii Outpost. The minimum weight for children is 30 pounds. A walking path off to the side of the lines is great for family members who may not want to zip, but still want to be part of the experience.
Teach Children About the Environment with Mauna Kea’s New Program
Mauna Kea Beach Hotel is launching "My Mauna Kea," a new environmental and cultural stewardship program in partnership with Mauna Kea Forest Reforestation Project and Hawaii Forest & Trail.
Volunteer trips may include collecting seeds in an effort to restore the endangered palila (Hawaiian honey creeper), found only on the slopes of Maunakea. The cost to attend is $146 per person and includes transportation, lunch, a guide and all necessary equipment.
Sheraton’s New Cultural Package Lets Families Explore Old Fishing Village
Sheraton Kona Resort & Spa at Keauhou Bay recently launched its "Cultural Package" to share the story of Kaukulaelae, an ancient Hawaiian fishing village and heiau on its property. Starting at $249 per night, the package includes breakfast for two at Ainakai restaurant, a guided historic land and sea tour of Keauhou, lei greeting and a special cultural amenity, along with lei-making, ukulele and hula lessons. The package also awards a 15 percent discount at the resort's Haleo Luau.