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A red Jeep pulled over on the side of a coastal road on the Bi Island

Best Pit Stops from Kona to Volcano

by Diane L.  The two-hour drive from Kona to Volcano is one of the most beautiful drives on the Big Island. You probably already know this. But you might be surprised by how many interesting things there are to see and do along the way. From beautiful beaches to important

Lava Pouring into the Pacific Ocean from an erupting Kilauea, one of the active volcanoes in Hawaii

Volcanoes in Hawaii: A Guide for Travelers

by Suzanne G.  This might surprise you, but the United States has more active volcanoes than any other country in the world. Most are located in Alaska, Hawaii, and the West Coast, but for many mainlanders, volcanoes still feel like a foreign and otherworldly phenomenon. We are fascinated by their

Lava inside Kilauea's crater lights the night sky.

Big Island Volcano Tours: Which tour should you take?

by Suzanne G. A Big Island volcano tour is a must-do whenever visiting the island. Hawaii Volcanoes National Park is the Big Island’s main attraction and home to Mauna Loa and the world’s most active volcano, Kilauea. The volcanoes can be experienced in a variety of ways, each with different

Volcanic Crater

Information About the Latest Big Island Volcanic Activity

The new lava outbreak in a small area on the eastern side of the Big Island of Hawaii is not affecting tourist activity. None of the Hawaiian Islands are impacted by this new activity except for a very limited area in the Puna District of the Big Island. Flights to

Inside the Explosive Big Island Volcanoes

Tips for Visitors to the Hawaii Volcano National Park

Even though you may feel geared up and ready for your day-long excursion through the Big Island’s Hawaii Volcano National Park, there are still some things to be aware of. Showcasing the history and modern remnants of Hawaii’s greatest volcanoes and volcanic activity, the national park was established in 1916

Inside the Explosive Big Island Volcanoes

NASA’s Study into Hawaii’s Volcanoes

For over the past 30 years, The Big Island has been experiencing the power behind Kilauea Volcano. The lengthy eruption has proven to be a destructive force, leveling sections of the island and destroying a series of buildings. The destructive force has also attracted the attention of some of the

Inside the Explosive Big Island Volcanoes

Exploring the Volcanoes of Hawaii

Back during a time when the world was still forming itself, tectonic plates came together and broke apart, causing the creation of volcanoes in the middle of the plate. As magma rose upward, it began to erupt on the bed of the sea, causing what’s known as a “hot spot.”

Heed the Warnings

Keeping Safe While Exploring Hawaii’s Volcanoes

Volcanoes are a living part of nature, some of them still brewing deep within the Earth and threatening to become active at any moment. The Big Island of Hawaii is home to Kilauea, one of the world’s most active volcanoes that, since January of 1983, has been experiencing a lengthy

Twilight Volcano

Volcanic Activity Which Big Island Volcanoes are Active

There are about a dozen different volcanoes that make up the Hawaiian Islands. These towering natural formations range in size and, of course, location, but there’s another attribute that divides them: whether or not they’re active. Being active doesn’t necessarily mean a volcano is or will erupt anytime soon, but

Hualalai

Profiling Hawaii’s Volcanoes

Hualalai The Hawaiian islands are ripe with wondrous features and, believe it or not, some of them are active and dormant volcanoes. The ones you may hear most about are Kilauea and Mauna Kea, but there are at least ten more that you’ll want to know all about before you