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Protecting Our Oceans and Promoting Sustainability

Body Glove Cruises Designated a Kuleana Green Business! Body Glove Cruises is proud to be recognized as a Kuleana Green Business by the Kona-Kohala Chamber of Commerce. The Kuleana Green Business Program recognizes and honors businesses who promote environmental responsibility and implement sustainable business practices throughout Hawaii. In Hawaiian, the word “kuleana” means responsibility. Businesses […]

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What’s in a Name? The History of Naming Boats

  Would a rose by any other name smell as sweet? When it comes to boats, maybe not. Historically, naming boats and other seafaring vessels had very practical purposes. Ensuring you were boarding the correct boat was only one of them. If a boat had its own unique name, passengers and crew would know they […]

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Tako Tuesday! Discovering Hawaii’s Octopi

Do you like takos? Not the yummy meat stuffed tortillas we all look forward to every Tuesday, but the eight-armed kind who live in the ocean. Tako is the Japanese word for octopus. Since Hawaii is the most ethnically diverse state in the nation, it’s common for residents to adopt words from other languages. While […]

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The Talent and Personality of Bruddah Kalima

Shawn Cantor, more affectionately known as “Bruddah Kalima,” shares his musical talent aboard Body Glove’s Historical Sunset dinner cruise every Wednesday through Saturday evening. He first picked up the ukulele at the tender age of eight years and is playing and singing ever since. “My family is very talented, whether it’s playing an instrument or […]

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Why To Visit Kona for the Holidays

It doesn’t take much arm twisting to talk someone into visiting Hawaiʻi, but the winter holidays are an especially nice time in paradise. While most people on the Mainland are digging out snow boots and shovels and heading to the mall for holiday shopping, why not give yourself and your family the gift of a […]

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Celebrating Makahiki Season

The Makahiki is an ancient Hawaiian festival, honoring the Hawaiian god Lono. The festive holiday spans four consecutive lunar months, from approximately October through February. The focus of the season is a celebration of the ʻaina (land), fertility and the harvest. This Hawaiian tradition coincides with the fall and winter holidays celebrated by other cultures around the […]

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Make it Memorable! Body Glove’s Sunset Dinner Cruise Perfect for Special Occasions

   At some point in time, everyone is searching for a unique and perfect place for a special occasion dinner. Whether celebrating an anniversary, birthday or setting the backdrop for a romantic proposal, the perfect dining experience is paramount for pulling off a successful event.    Diners commonly search for a restaurant with an oceanfront […]

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E Komo Mai First Time Snorkelers!

Are you planning a visit to the Island of Hawaiʻi and thinking of trying snorkeling for the first time? If you are, you are in for a treat, as a whole new world awaits you. The waters off the coast of Kona on the Big Island of Hawaiʻi are crystal clear, warm and home to […]

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White Sandy Beaches and Parrotfish Poop

Mathematicians at the University of Hawaiʻi estimate the Earth holds a total of seven quintillion, five hundred quadrillion grains of sand. How they came up with that number is a mystery to most, but where those grains of sand come from is a bit easier to understand. Poop. That’s right. Hawaiʻi’s beautiful, white sandy beaches […]

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Reef Safe Sunscreen – Protecting Our Marine Ecosystems

Summer is here and Body Glove Cruises is in full swing with our snorkel trips on Hawaiʻi Island. With perfect weather and intense sunshine, it’s important to protect your skin from the sun and those nasty sunburns. However, before packing the sunscreen, it’s important to understand what type of products are considered to be both […]

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"“Fun Sunset Dinner Cruise”"
Good food and entertainment. A relaxing way to spend an evening. Some interesting facts provided about the island as we took the cruise.

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