Posts Categorized: Volcanos

Dr. Thomas Jaggar – A Volcanic Hero in Hawaii

Dr. Thomas Jaggar and wife, Isabel Maydwell – 1917 He did not wear a cape and cannot compare with the legendary Pele, but the work of Volcanologist, Thomas Jaggar, lives on in humble heroic fashion at Kilauea. Visitors to Volcano are often unaware that Jaggar was the driving force in establishing the Hawaii Volcano Observatory Read More »

Hawaii Volcano Visit

Hawaii Volcano Visit photo courtesy:  HVNP Wide open spaces, a variety of micro climates and the natural beauty is what draws amny to the Big Island of Hawaii. But, the most popular attraction on the largest island in the Hawaiian Island chain is by far the Hawaii Volcanoes National Park. Home of several active and 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 »

New Lava Eruption at Kilauea Volcano

Lava is currently flowing down Kilauea’s east rift zone. Visitors on the Big Island are in for a treat, as a new lava flow has just broken out of Kilauea Volcano at the Pu‘u ‘O‘o Crater. Contained entirely within Hawaii Volcanoes National Park, the flow is located less than a half mile from the Kamoamoa Read More »