Now that we have experienced a part of the Big Island, I thought it would be fun to create an itinerary for a future trip. How would my trip look, if I were to do it again? Presuming I had a week, with no restrictions on where to lodge and rented a car, then my …

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Ask any one that has traveled to a Hawaiian island and the most frequently offered advice is to do a helicopter tour of the island. We first heard this from a concierge at our resort in Maui, in 2012. Back then, the children were younger, we were new to traveling and spending so much money …

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The fourth morning, we had a meeting scheduled with the Vacations club staff in the first half of the day. The children wished to eat a bigger breakfast that morning, so we went back to the Big Island buffet. It had been temporarily moved to a different ballroom, so the seating was a bit cramped …

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Following a good night’s rest, we woke up to continued grey skies. But the natural beauty of the resort drew us like a siren’s call. Ready for the day, we first went to enjoy a good breakfast. As a Hilton Diamond member, I thought breakfast would be free for us and  we would have to …

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