The Big Island of Hawaii is the largest island
in the Hawaiian chain and also the youngest, estimated to be 800,000 years
old. Encompassing 4,028 square miles, the Big Island of Hawaii is twice
the size of all the other Hawaiian Islands combined. Formed by 5
volcanoes, the Big Island still has two active volcanoes. Kilauea is the
world's most active volcano and has been feeding rivers of lava since January
1983, adding more real estate to the island every day. Because of this
there are many more choices for Big Island of Hawaii vacation rentals.
Hawaii's Volcanoes National Park, is one of
the state's most popular visitor attractions, offering hiking, camping and
stunning views of Madame Pele (Hawaii's legendary fire goddess), at work.
The Big Island of Hawaii's other volcano, 13, 679 foot Mauna Loa, last erupted
March 1984. The interesting black sand beaches of the Big Island are
formed from the volcano lava.
The Big Island of Hawaii, has two main
populated areas and most of the 149,000 residents live on either the tropical
Hilo side of the island of the dryer Kona side. Hilo is the county seat,
while Kona is where you find many Big Island of Hawaii vacation rentals. The Kona Coast of the Big Island has many
vacation resort locations including the town of Captain Cook, the
centre of Hawaii's rich coffee growing area and the famous Kona coffee.
The Big Island busy resort community of Kailua, Kona is another popular location
for Big Island of Hawaii vacation rentals. The Kohala Coast has many championship golf courses and resorts and
is home of the famous Parker Ranch located in Waimea.
The Puna Coast (Hilo side of the Big Island) locations of
Hilo, Kahena Beach, Kaimu and Kapoho are also favourite destinations offering
more Big Island of Hawaii vacation rentals including oceanfront homes and beach
The Big Islands official color is red, while
its official flower is the red ohia lehua blossom, found along the slopes of the
Big Island's volcanoes. According to legend, the blossom is sacred to Pele,
and picking it will produce rain.
For Big Island of Hawaii vacation
rentals we can offer you beach homes, oceanfront private properties,
condos, apartments, old time Hawaiian cottages, and luxury
rentals with tropical surrounds.
There are many reasons to choose
Big Island of Hawaii vacation rentals, not only because they are
often centrally located close to many of the island's attractions.
But also, the experience of renting from an owner, when compared
with staying in a hotel, will far surpass your expectations.