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MTV Filming Dating Show on Hawai‘i Island

The television music station MTV is filming on the Big Island of Hawaiʻi right now.

Hawaiʻi Island Film Commission office confirmed that a show applied for permits as an “untitled dating show.”

The taping is taking place at Waterfalling Estate, located at 32-1056 Old Māmalahoa Highway in Nīnole, along the Hāmākua Coast .

MTV is scheduled to be filming on the island for at least two months.

Waterfalling Estate is the house that Justin Bieber rented last year for a fun escape with his entourage.

The Pinnacle List: “No expense has been spared on the creation of this trophy property. Startling features beyond even lofty luxury expectations include a rooftop deck built directly on top of the primary residence to accommodate private helicopter landings with three helipads, a central Daytona 52-inch round pneumatic air-compression elevator accessible on all three levels of the main residence, a parking structure with a roof-top night-lit tennis or basketball court with stadium style seating for 450 spectators and an outdoor oceanfront cliffside aquatic center that includes a 25-meter olympic swimming pool with three lanes, starting blocks, 16 foot deep diving pool, an elevated 7-meter platform dive as well as a 3-meter Duraflex olympic springboard, two whirlpools, a 25-meter kiddie pool plus shower, sauna, wet bar, exterior grill and dining area.”

Enter for Chance to Win Stay at Big Island Luxury House

Exotic Estates, a leading boutique vacation rental agency specializing in luxury villa rentals, is inviting travelers to enter for a chance to win a stay at Rainbow Falls Villa on the Big Island of Hawaii.

Waterfalling Estate

The lucky winner will also receive four (4) round-trip economy class tickets on Alaska Airlines from any city in Alaska’s US Mainland network to Kailua-Kona on the Big Island. Once guests arrive on the Big Island, they will check into their Exotic Estates villa – epic Rainbow Falls Villa.

To top it all off, Paradise Helicopters will pick up guests directly from the villa’s rooftop helipad for a tour of Kilauea Volcano, the Kona Coffee district, and the dramatic beauty of the Big Island!

All legal US residents over 21 can enter to win this incredible trip by July 5th 2016. For complete details, Official Rules and to enter, visit the Exotic Estates’ website: Exotic Estates – Hawaii Villa Escape Sweepstakes!

“This is the villa vacation of a lifetime,” said John Di Rienzo, the Marketing Director for Exotic Estates. “Rainbow Falls is a unique and luxurious villa located along a beautiful and less-traveled coast on the Big Island. We are also pleased to be working with Alaska Airlines and Paradise Helicopters to offer this incredible prize. The vacation embodies what Exotic Estates is all about – making lifelong memories at an exceptional vacation home with people you love.”

Exotic Estates’ Rainbow Falls Villa is a cliff-side mansion overlooking a double-waterfall that cascades down to the Pacific Ocean. Designed as a dream home, this estate boasts 10,000 square feet, an Olympic-size swimming pool with a two-story waterslide and 21 ft. diving platform, a tennis and basketball court, private golf course, elevator and a rooftop helipad!

Its three levels are easily navigated via an in-house elevator. The home truly is an exotic estate designed for VIP guests looking for the ultimate luxury vacation home.

The winner will receive four (4) round-trip economy class tickets on Alaska Airlines from any city in Alaska’s US Mainland networked to Kailua-Kona on the Big Island of Hawaii.

Alaska Airlines offers convenient non-stops from eight cities along the West Coast to Hawaii including the Big Island. Learn more at www.alaskaair.com.

Paradise Helicopters will pick up the winner and guests directly from the rooftop helipad of Rainbow Falls Villa! They will be treated to a custom tour of the Big Island, including Hilo town, Kilauea volcano, and the world famous Kona coffee district.

Paradise Helicopters is Hawaii’s premiere helicopter tour company and specializes in creating the most unique, fun and flexible air tours across the Hawaiian Islands. Learn more at www.paradisecopters.com.

Waterfalling Estate to Host UH-Hilo Tennis Exhibition

It’s a sporting venue like no other.  On February 8, athletes from the UH-Hilo Tennis team will put their skills to the test in exhibition matches held on a cliff-side court overlooking thundering waterfalls and panoramic ocean vistas.

Waterfalling Estate Tennis Court

Hosted at the 8-acre Waterfalling Estate in Ninole, the expo serves as a benefit fundraiser for the Richard and Ruth Matsuura Vulcan Tennis Endowed Scholarship.  The scholarship was named after the late state senator and his wife, a local pediatrician, in appreciation for their generous contributions to athletics and education on Hawai`i Island.

Waterfalling Estate
Senator Matsuura was a key figure in Hawai`i politics during the 1980s and 1990s, helping to promote geothermal energy in Puna, and the Natural Energy Lab in West Hawai`i. Though the senator passed away in 1997, Dr. Ruth Matsuura and her children have continued to play an active role in the Hilo community.
Richard and Ruth Matsumura

Richard and Ruth Matsuura

 The Matsuuras were key donors in the construction of the Haili Tennis Courts located at Hilo Intermediate School, and according to UH-Hilo tennis coach Karl Sloss, were “instrumental” in supporting the university’s tennis program in recent years.
“This endowment will help us work toward a fully-funded future for Vulcan Tennis,” said Sloss, who is also a volunteer member of Hui Kako`o Kenika, a nonprofit organization that promotes tennis on the Big Island.
The event, which runs from 3 pm to 6 pm, will feature a “best of five” world team tennis competition, along with light pupus, and live music by Lito Arkangel.
Waterfalling Estate Piano Room
Tickets are $25, and can be purchased in advance from the UH athletics ticket office or at the door. For more information, contact Karl Sloss at (842)-922-7221 or at ksloss@hawaii.edu.