Mahalo to HIEDB for compiling the information on general sites and the paniolo site.
General Sites Relating to Hawai`i
www.bigisland.org This is the official website of the Big Island Visitors Bureau, and thus, a pulse on what is hot in the visitor industry. The site contains the most comprehensive listing of Big Island events, along with descriptions of all parts of the island, plenty of colorful photos and even a Hawaiian word of the day. All types of topics are explored, including the island’s culture and arts, health and wellness and shopping options. An accommodation section guides visitors to various lodging options. Finally, those searching for something new and different to explore can check out the list of 365 things to do on the Big Island.
www.gohawaii.com Hawaii Visitors
and Convention Bureau’s website is an expanded version of the Big
Island-specific site described earlier. This easy-to-maneuver site
contains statewide visitor information including events,
accommodations, activities, transportation, convention and wedding
planning, weather and even business and uniquely-Hawaiian product
information. In addition to providing information on Hawaii Island,
this site is a great source of information for residents planning
www.hiedb.org The Hawai`i Island Economic Opportunity Board's website describes itself as "a networking business organization that specializes in facilitating federal resource programs and implementation of economic development projects. HIEDB provides valuable information and contacts for area businesses and industries as well as key liaison to federal, state, county and private sector resources in financing, business planning, permitting, legal advice and other business services."
www.hawaii-county.com/databook_97/dbooktoc.htm The Hawai`i County Databook contains statistical information useful in making living and business decisions about our largest island.
Parks in Hawai`i
www.nps.gov/puho Pu`uhonua o Honaunau National Historical Park
www.nps.gov/kaho Kaloko-Honokohau National Historical Park
www.nps.gov/puhe Pu`u Kohola National Historical Site
www.nps.gov/havo Hawai`i Volcanoes National Park
Paniolo – The Hawaiian Cowboys
www.rodeohawaii.com For anyone interested in Hawaii Island’s paniolo experience, this site explores both the history and modern-day culture of Hawaii’s cowboy. This year, the site was expanded to include paniolo events planned throughout the state. It contains information on nearly all of Hawaii’s ranches, outfitters and paniolo-style shops and provides links to nearly 50 ranching websites.
www.ifa.hawaii.edu/info/astronomy/moon2000.html Gives moon phases in Hawai`i time.
www.lunaroutreach.org Shows current phase of moon and calculates phases for specific days. Also gives Islamic and Hebrew months.
www.LearnToSea.com Link to info on award-winning enviromental documentary. Directed by Ziggy Livnat, original score by Esta, natrrated by Martin Sheen.