Waikoloa Beach Resort

Waikoloa Beach Resort

The Gathering Place of the Kohala Coast

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Winging It - Avian Friends at Waikoloa Beach Resort and Beyond

Winging It - Avian Friends at Waikoloa Beach Resort and Beyond The annual migration of the Humpback whale is celebrated in the Hawaiian Islands, and sightings are reported on the nightly news when the big mammals begin to arrive in local waters each fall. The Pacific Golden Plover (kolea in Hawaiian) makes the same migration between Hawai`i and Alaska each year, heading north in spring and south in fall. Though they are not rock stars like the Humpbacks, their journey is perhaps even more amazing, as they wing their way thousands of miles without any land on which to stop, rest, and refuel. Shoreline and Golf Course Birds “The Pacific Golden

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Upcountry Birds

Upcountry Birds In the cattle grazing lands and ranches further upcountry from Waikoloa Beach Resort and Waikoloa Village, the pueo, or Short-eared Owl, is frequently seen at dawn and dusk. Whether sitting on a fencepost, gliding on a breeze, or gracefully winging in wide circles hunting for mice in the tall grasses, the pueo is instantly recognizable. They are often spotted on the old Saddle Road near Waiki’i Ranch, their white faces and brilliant yellow-green eyes glaring back as you slow your car to take a picture. The pueo plays a special role in Hawaiian mythology, and is considered an ‘aumakua,

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Malibu Shirts

Malibu Shirts In the timeless, “Endless Summer” of vintage surf culture and Hawaiiana, some things never grow old. Malibu Shirts, the latest member of the Queens’ MarketPlace family of shops, is a flashback to a golden-oldie era, bringing favorite old school logos and imagery to casual retro fashion. Malibu Shirts creates what they call “highend garments inspired by history, resulting in comfortable clothes with stories to tell.” Along with tees and hoodies, they also offer hats, stickers, vintage posters, metal signs and more, featuring the memorable designs of Primo, Pan Am, TWA, Airstream,

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COMING ATTRACTION! Waikoloa Luxury Cinemas

COMING ATTRACTION! Waikoloa Luxury Cinemas Queens’ MarketPlace will light up island nightlife with the highly-anticipated Waikoloa Luxury Cinemas, an upscale, three-screen movie venue with full-service restaurant and bar. When the curtain goes up in the spring of 2017, movie-lovers will be able to kick back in a cushy leather seat, order a glass of wine and enjoy a first-run feature. Guests will enter a spacious, contemporary lobby, with a bar and comfy furnishings, including an actual sample of the theaters’ leather loveseats to “test drive.” A 25-foot passageway of glass doors leads into a 5,000-square-foot outdoor lanai

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