Posts Categorized: Hawaii Volcanoes National Park

Top 5 Parks on the Big Island

The Big Island of Hawaii is 4028 miles square, home to five massive volcanoes, sweeping hillsides, deep-cut valleys, rolling plains, rugged coastlines, and the majesty of the boundless Pacific Ocean. It is home to one massive National Park, several smaller federally-protected areas, and numerous state parks and reserves which provide endless opportunities for exploration and Read More »

Aloha Lava Heads : The Inside Scoop on Hawaii Lava Tours

Hawaii Lava Tours

Ever wonder what it’s like to get up close and personal with an actual lava flow? We are not talking about the fruity tropical drink here, you can do that later, we are talking full blown Fire Goddess Madam Pele’s 1000 degree liquid aloha fire! Here’s your chance… It’s been years since the lava viewing Read More »

Sun Salutations on The Big Island :: Hawaiian Sunrise

Sun Salutations on The Big Island

Calling all morning people! If you are on Hawai’i’s Big Island for an inward escape, leave the sunset loungers behind.  Follow the Hawaiian sunrise for an unforgettable yoga or meditation session. To feel Hawai’i’s inherent energy, you need only sit quietly wrapped in the dramatic beauty of the  landscape. In planning your island journey, time the Read More »

Hula in Hawaii Volcanoes National Park

When planning your visit to Kilauea volcano, check the calendar at Volcano Art Center and you might be lucky enough to enjoy a performance of Hawai’i’s most treasured art form, hula kahiko. Halau hula (schools) from around the islands and the mainland share their sacred connection to hula at the edge of Halema’uma’u crater, the revered resting place of Pele, Read More »

Hawai‘i Volcanoes National Park – Hiking on the Big Island

Big Island visitors and residents will get the chance to hike an area of Hawai‘i Volcanoes National Park that most people don’t get to see. It’s called Kahuku, and it’s located on the park’s southernmost section near South Point. As part of the 10th-anniversary celebration of the opening of Kahuku, park rangers will offer free Read More »

National Parks of Hawai‘i Island

If you’re planning a vacation to Hawai‘i’s Big Island, make sure the beautiful National Parks are part of your itinerary. There are four national parks on the island, and each one is unique. Home of the fire goddess Pele, Hawai‘i Volcanoes National Park is a must-see destination on the southeast side of the island. Encompassing Read More »

Mauna Loa–Hawai‘i’s “other” Volcano

With its fiery flow of lava continuously pouring from Pu‘u O‘o Vent since 1983, Kilauea Volcano captures all the headlines. But did you know that Mauna Loa is equally amazing in its sheer size, geological features and potential for eruption? An active shield volcano, Mauna Loa covers more than 50 percent of the Big Island. Read More »

Fun Hikes in Hawaii Volcanoes National Park

Hawaii Volcanoes National Park is a must-see destination for visitors of the Big Island. The best way to experience the park is to get out of your car and take a short hike. One of the easiest hikes in the park is also one of the most fascinating. Located just past Volcano Art Center, the Read More »