Body Glove Cruises Hawaii

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…

Dolphin Adventures on the Big Island

Famed oceanographer Jacques Cousteau claimed no aquarium, however spacious it may be, can duplicate the conditions of the ocean. This becomes abundantly clear for visitors who venture out for a day on the water looking for wild dolphins. The Big Island offers ample opportunity to get up close and personal…

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 world,…

Beat the Traffic!

Explore Kona’s Past in the Footsteps of the Ali’i Combine the magical with the practical and make your day in Kona the best ever. Especially when traveling to Kailua-Kona from the Northern areas you can expect construction-related delays in traffic, which intensifies in the afternoon hours. So beat the traffic and leave your Kohala Coast…

A Hui Hou Whales!

Every winter the Island of Hawaii is fortunate to experience the return of the North Pacific Humpback Whales on their annual migration to the islands where they come to give birth and mate.

The official whale season runs December 15th-April 15th, with peak whale watching season in late January to early…

King Kamehameha the Great

The Hawaiian islands are a jewel in the Pacific and there’s no place on earth that inspires the imagination in quite the same way. It’s not just gorgeous beaches and perfect weather, though: Hawaii also has a rich local culture and history. Among the most important figures in the history of the islands is King…

All About Whale Song

For hundreds of miles their multi-tonal moans travel underneath the deep blue ocean waves. Their song is a chain of sharp howls, deep moans and cries, strung together in a complex and beautiful manner that holds the power to leave us stunned. This is the song of the humpback whale, a magical and haunting sound…

Polynesian Foods Every Visitor to Hawaii Should Taste

To the non-native, the first thing that comes to mind when thinking about Hawaii is an island state primed for a splendid vacation—with a warm tropical climate, natural scenery, oceanic vistas and sandy beaches. However, to truly experience Hawaii at its best, you really should consider the taste of the Aloha State’s cuisine. Like the…

A Day in the Life of Our Boat During Whale Season

Ah, Hawai`i. For a 65-foot catamaran like me, there’s no better place to call home. I spend my days skimming across the surf, basking in the bright sunshine and carrying excited people to some of the prettiest places imaginable. Everyone aboard has a great time seeing all the beautiful wildlife that live near Hawai`i, from…

Snow in Hawai’i

As a guest, you’ll hear a lot about the multitude of climates that exist throughout the Big Island of Hawai`i.  I think it’s safe to say that, as locals, we’re all pretty impressed with our island’s diversity. But the number of climate zones you hear about varies depending on the person you’re talking to. What’s…