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Donkey Life: BFFs Poncho and Lefty

Donkey Life: BFFs Poncho and Lefty

Poncho and Lefty striking a pose Over ten years ago we added to the Horizon animal family with the first of two donkeys. Poncho was the first addition and soon after we added Lefty. Both donkeys were born in the wild but were captured when they were young. They’re quite tame and love being fed with ...
Geckos and Gecko Art at Horizon

Geckos and Gecko Art at Horizon

Gold Dust Gecko in the garden at Horizon Guest House Even though it was introduced from further afield, the gecko is now emblematic of Hawaii, and you can’t go far on the Big Island without finding them in the natural landscape, printed on t-shirts, made into stickers, or – as you’ll ...
Top 5 must-see sights on the Big Island

Top 5 must-see sights on the Big Island

Two Steps 1. Snorkel at Kealakekua Bay & Two Steps Snorkel both or just one – both are fantastic. Kealakekua Bay is one of the best places to snorkel in Hawaii. An easy drive from Horizon Guest House to either hike down to the Captain Cook monument and snorkel, or ...
Summer fruit on the Big Island: from the garden to the breakfast table!

Summer fruit on the Big Island: from the garden to the breakfast table!

We’re well into summer here on the Big Island of Hawaii and with it comes an abundance of summer fruit grown right here on the property. Providing in-season fruit direct to the breakfast table for guests every day is our pleasure. Organically grown in the gardens surrounding Horizon Guest House we currently have a bounty ...
Top of The World

Top of The World

One of the most interesting things about the Big Island is the diversity of geology. Drove up to the top of Mauna Kea the other day to enjoy a sunset and then spend some time at the visitor’s center and their wonderful presentation of the night sky. Numerous telescope are set up and a ...
Time for New Shoes

Time for New Shoes

About every six weeks, the horse, Sunny, needs to have her shoes replaced by a specialist called a farrier. Of course, BB and Bruno have to get involved – but this has been the routine for years, so everyone is used to it. Ready to book? Click the book now button below to make a ...