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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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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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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 […]

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Introducing: Bula Akamu

Guess where one of the most talented musicians on our island spreads his magic several times per week? We are proud to be one of the locations that Bula Akamu blesses with his amazing voice. Soulful, passionate and with a voice spanning several octaves, Bula is at home in a variety of genres and especially […]

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"“it is worth the time and money”"
My wife and I went on the cruise without expecting much. We were really surprised. The crew was so nice and and the short history of the island was great. The food was what caught us off guard. As a person whose family is from Hawaii, I figured the food was going to be plain and bland. It was the opposite. My favorite lomi salmon did not disappoint, the beef and chicken were just as good and to top it off, it is all you can eat and throw in one free cocktail as part of the purchase price. We had a great time and would do it again.

Visited March 2017 Scott997