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PGA stars - Woods, Scott, Mickelson, McIlroy and others - align this week for Honda Classic

...defending champion at Augusta, hasn't competed since the Sony Open in Honolulu. He spent the following week on the Big Island, surfing and playing a few casual rounds with his buddies, then killed time on the couch or doing anything not related...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/golf/2014-02-26/pga-stars-woods-scott-mickel
Adam Scott forcing himself to take a break

...wrapped up his final round at the Sony Open just 10 minutes away from the shores of Waikiki Beach, he was headed to the Big Island with surf champion Kelly Slater and his crew to take in some surf, sun and maybe even a little golf.Scott is on a...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/golf/2014-01-13/adam-scott-forcing-himself-t
Phil Mickelson changes his schedule

...Loomis previously worked for ABC when it covered PGA Tour events. ... The Champions Tour gets underway this week on the Big Island in Hawaii with the Mitsubishi Electric Championships open to winners the last two years, senior major winners the last...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/golf/2014-01-14/phil-mickelson-changes-his-s
Arlington Milford Jr.

...traveled to all 50 United States, the Canadian Provinces, and Mexico, from Prudhoe Bay to the southernmost point on the big island of Hawaii. Some of his adventures were hiking the entire Appalachian Trail with Lynda and running the New York Marathon...

http://www.legacy.com/Link.asp?I=LS000167930895
Local executive Paul Butler completes Kona Ironman at age 70

...official world championship of Ironman on a demanding course exposed to harsh elements through the lava fields of Hawaii's Big Island, Butler has long had his sights on qualifying or being selected in the lottery."For somebody who loves the Ironman...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/latest-news/2012-10-20/local-executive-paul-butler-
Seeing volcanoes worth trip

...always wanted to see a live volcano.Last week, after a 4,600-mile journey, I finally got my chance.Hawaii's Big Island straddles one of earth's most powerful hotpots, where a succession of volcanoes rise from the ocean floor.Most islands...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/outdoors/rob-pavey/2010-09-25/seeing-volcano
Rob Pavey | Outdoors | Sports
Ex-Gamecock Rice will likely return to Minnesota, avoid IR

...and Oakland Raiders quarterback Colt Brennan was taken to Kona Community Hospital following a two-car crash on the Big Island.FINES: Tennessee Titans offensive tackle David Stewart has been fined $20,000 by the NFL for unnecessary roughness...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/nfl/2010-11-19/ex-gamecock-rice-will-likely-
NFL | Sports
Hawaii has attractions that won't strain budget

...hopscotched among three islands -- the Big Island, Oahu and Kauai -- which meant...VOLCANOES PARK AND KAHULUU BAY ON THE BIG ISLAND: Mauna Kea, the world's tallest...ago by native Hawaiians.A final Big Island wonder was Kahuluu Beach Park in...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/life/2011-01-15/hawaii-has-attractions-wont-strain-
Life
Waiting out the tsunami on the 17th floor

...Northern Oahu, in Maui and on the Big Island of Hawaii, principally Kona where...plans to take a lava tour of the "Big Island" Friday. It was cancelled and rescheduled...Saturday. It was there, on the Big Island, that we learned of another odd...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/weather/2011-03-19/waiting-out-tsunami-17th-fl
Weather
Great scenery unfolds while pedaling bicycle

...for a bike, Wednesday-Saturday, and $11.85 Sunday-Tuesday.) The Washington State Ferries serve the four biggest islands in the San Juans. We spent the short ferry rides taking pictures, and studying maps of the islands. Shaw Island...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2009/08/23/liv_545433.shtml
Life & style