Yesterday, I transported two fun groups to the Hamakua Coast. One young lady asked me some questions about the distinction between the two lava types and why do they form so differently… Read More
Checking Out The Manta Rays
As a driver, people ask me all the time about fun activities to do on the Kona-Kohala coast. “How are the manta dives?” is a common question. Read More
“Was that a Mongoose?”
“Did you see that squirrel?” Said the young lady from the back seat of my van. She was referring to the mongoose that just darted across the road as we exited The Fairmont Orchid Hotel. “Oh… that was a mongoose.”, I replied with a smile. Read More
Hawaii Gets a Major Scare!
As of late, the tension between U.S. President Donald Trump and North Korean Supreme Leader Kim Jong-Un, were in the back of everyone’s mind. For the people of Hawaii, yesterday, the conflict rushed to the forefront in a scary way. Read More
The New Name of Kona’s Airport.
Upon entering the Kona International Airport (KOA), you’ll notice an addition to the signage. It now reads Ellison Onizuka Kona International Airport At Keahole. Read more
Kayaking, Snorkeling, Cliff Jumping, and Cave Exploration in One Adventure!
People are always asking me about things to do, while in Kona. I always answer with the same response. “It all depends on what you are interested in doing.” There’s an incredible…Read more
IRONMAN 2017 Descends on Kona-Kohala!
Kailua-Kona and the Kohala Coast is all a buzz! Up and down the Queen Ka`ahumanu Highway, you’ll see cyclists preparing for this Saturday’s (October 14th) big event- The IRONMAN 2017 World Championship! Read More…
Lava Rocks, Ocean, Sunshine, and Goats!
Hawai’i Island, more commonly referred to as “The Big Island”, is a magical and wonderful place! Boasting 4 of the 5 major climate zones, and 8 of the 13 sub-zones. Read More…
Enter D The Driver!
My name is D The Driver. Welcome to my blog site! If you are reading this, undoubtedly, you are visiting or planning a visit to the Kohala-Coast, here on Hawai’i Island (aka, The Big Island). My blogs will focus on the sights and activities of the Big Island (Through my lens, of course.). Read More…