Travel: USA / Hawaii

Great Golf On Hawaii's Big Island

Last Updated on Thursday, 17 November 2016 17:22 Thursday, 17 November 2016 17:04

HualalaiHAWAII (Lisa ‘Longball’ Vlooswyk/iG) — Hawaii’s hidden gem is the youngest and largest island, Hawaii Island, aka the Big Island. It is also home to some of the world’s great resorts and golf courses...

If you are not considering the Big Island for a golf holiday...BIG mistake.

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Big Island Development Could Lose Golf Course Permits

Last Updated on Thursday, 17 March 2016 00:31 Thursday, 17 March 2016 00:10

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KAILUA-KONA, Hawaii (AP) — A Big Island development project that has gone through multiple delays spanning two decades could lose permits that would have allowed six 18-hole championship golf courses on the property.

Hawaii County Planning Director Duane Kanuha said the construction delays and a zoning change have put the Aina Lea project in violation of conditions set during its approval.

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Golf BC Puts A New Face On An Old Friend In Maui

Last Updated on Sunday, 15 February 2015 21:23 Sunday, 15 February 2015 20:57

by Gord Montgomery

 

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What's old is now new at the Wailea Blue.
 
The course, formerly known as Old Blue, has seen some modifications to its routing rather than a re-do of its holes and through that, players now find the track still harkens back to the golden past of the game with its manicured fairways and greens now presented in a more enjoyable play.

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Fairmont Kea Lani Continues To Shine Among Stars

Last Updated on Saturday, 07 February 2015 23:38 Saturday, 07 February 2015 22:38

by Gord Montgomery
 

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As one of the iconic resorts on the Maui, Hawaii scene, there was really nothing the Fairmont Kea Lani was lacking.
 
Then again, there was nothing that a $70 million (US) upgrade couldn hurt, either.
 
The Canadian-owned property, that sits on the southern end of the upscale Wailea district of this island getaway is everything its guests could ever want. And more. Way more.

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The Plantation Course A True Test Of Game Management

Last Updated on Saturday, 07 February 2015 13:58 Saturday, 07 February 2015 13:01

by Gord Montgomery
 

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It was, as they say, an offer too good to pass up.
 
After all, if you're a golf fanatic and the chance comes to play one of the top golf courses in Hawaii the day after the PGA TOUR left the premises, with the same tee boxes and pin placements, believe me you're going to jump on it with both feet - regardless of the time you have to roll out of bed.

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