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

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