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Big Island Lava and the Hawaiian Diamond

Big Island Lava and the Hawaiian Diamond

Last Updated on November 23, 2019 by Horizon Guest House. A’a and Pahoehoe lava Hawaii is a series of islands composed, primarily, of lava. Lava isn’t all the same. Two main types are A’a (ah-ah) and pahoehoe (paw-hoey-hoey). There is also a third type, but you’re not likely to encounter it as it forms during submarine READ MORE ...
Donkey Life: BFFs Poncho and Lefty

Donkey Life: BFFs Poncho and Lefty

Last Updated on November 23, 2019 by Horizon Guest House. 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 READ MORE ...
Geckos and Gecko Art at Horizon

Geckos and Gecko Art at Horizon

Last Updated on November 23, 2019 by Horizon Guest House. 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, READ MORE ...
Top 5 must-see sights on the Big Island

Top 5 must-see sights on the Big Island

Last Updated on November 23, 2019 by Horizon Guest House. 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 READ MORE ...
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!

Last Updated on November 23, 2019 by Horizon Guest House. 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 READ MORE ...
Top of The World

Top of The World

Last Updated on November 3, 2019 by Horizon Guest House. 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 READ MORE ...
Time for New Shoes

Time for New Shoes

Last Updated on November 29, 2019 by Horizon Guest House. 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 READ MORE ...