1. Consider the ‘Protect Kaho’olawe ‘Ohana‘ effort, or the recent ‘We Are Mauna Kea‘ movement. Locals stand up for what they believe in. We may be small, but when it comes to respecting the land or our sacred places, we make our voices heard.
2. From tropical monsoons to arid deserts, the Big Island is home to 10 of the world’s 14 sub-climate zones. The 4,000-square mile island has the highest concentration of climate zones in the world.