The Body Glove Hawaii Blog

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…

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…

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…

Pacific Ocean Facts and Environmentalism

  If you’re taking a trip to Hawai’i, then you probably have some idea of how magnificent the Pacific Ocean is. This majestic body of water provides the setting for countless adventures and memorable vacations. The climate in this region is one that people across the world may envy, and the water itself is home to millions…

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 view and…

Humpback Whales: Removal from the Endangered Species List

In 1986, Star Trek IV: The Voyage Home brought the plight of the humpback whales to the big screen. However, it was actually in 1970 when these whales were listed as “endangered” under the Endangered Species Conversation Act. Just recently in April, 2015, the US National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) proposed to revise the…