Green Flash on the Big Island
By Beth Thoma Robinson, R(B) SFR - Hawaii Island Luxury Resort Real Estate
(Hawaii Life Real Estate Brokers Big Island)
If you have visited Kona or the Kohala Coast of the Big Island, undoubtedly you have heard of the "Green Flash". The phenomenon is real: on a truly clear evening, you can watch the sun drop into the Pacific and momentarily see a green glow spread across the horizon. This photo from the Halii Kai Ocean Club demonstrates the perfect conditions: The Green Flash is also a drink I remember downing at a waterfront bar or two! [OK, click here for a Green Flash Recipe courtesy of Absolut Vodka] This post, however, is about a different kind of Green Flash--a "green", earth-friendly, news bulletin. The Big Island Visitors Bureau has just launched a webpage for visitors who wish to travel green. The site features not only ecotourism options, but also "sustainable travel" tips, for visitors who...