We began our trip at the Fairmont Orchid, a beautiful hotel. We were greeted by a very friendly staff after a very long travel day and felt immediately relaxed! As we spent the most time at this hotel, we did work with the Concierge to plan a few day drives, per John Chaffin's suggestions. Dinner reservations had been set up by John Chaffin and the Concierge in advance. As we had a few nights open for dinner, I did ask for a few of Rachel's, the Concierge, "local" suggestions. She guided us in the right direction each time! Brown's, at the Fairmont, is a wonderful restaurant, and we were perfectly appointed for our first Hawaiian sunset. "Poolside" (we usually sat near the ocean) service was amazing. Once we met Ed, he remembered us each and every day, and as someone who was born and raised on the Big Island, he was a wealth of local history! Because of Paul Klein and Virtuoso, we had a beautiful ocean upgrade and breakfasts included. Both huge perks!