Big Island Aloha Mix Food Truck, Naalehu

The Southernmost Food Truck in the USA, the Aloha Mix Food Truck, sits with six picnic tables in the owner’s grassy front yard right in the middle of the small town Naalehu on The Big Island of Hawaii. As we deboarded our flight to Kona, the man in front of us was telling his seatmates…

Manta’s Sunday Brunch at Mauna Kea on The Big Island of Hawaii

Intro: Magnificent views surround you from Manta’s outdoor patio perched on the hill above Kauna’oa Bay. Laurence Rockefeller’s historic Mauna Kea Beach Resort offers the perfect Hawaiian setting to enjoy a leisurely Sunday Brunch. ThE hotel, built in 1966, was the most expensive hotel in the world at that time. Today, the history, charm and…

Review: Merriman’s Flagship Restaurant in Waimea

Who would expect the Best Big Island Restaurant to be located in the hills of Waimea’s cowboy country, away from Kona and Hilo? Merriman’s Flagship Restuarant in Waimea has offered authentic Hawaiian cuisine for 30 years like none other. For the last 18 years, they have earned the Gold Hale ‘Aina Award for Best Big…