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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

Kilauea

How to make the most of a visit to Kilauea

One of Hawaii’s greatest attractions is its volcanoes – especially its youngest, Kilauea. These great volcanoes created the Hawaiian Islands, and every year, thousands of locals and tourists come to see the great volcanoes and learn more about these wonders of nature. Of course, visiting Hawaii Volcanoes National Park –

Kilauea - 1954 Eruption

Kilauea: Book a tour or DIY?

No visit to Hawaii is complete without a stop at Kilauea. The world’s most active volcano never fails to put on a show, and if you’re looking to learn more about volcanoes and what causes them, Kilauea is the best place to go. In general, there are two ways to

Visiting Hilo

Visiting Hilo – 5 Must-See Attractions

If you’re planning a visit to the Hawaiian Islands, then there’s no way you can leave without visiting Hilo – the largest city on the island. Centered around Hilo Bay, Hilo is considered the “gateway” to Hawaii Volcanoes National Park. In fact, the park itself is located just 45 minutes

Hawaii Volcano Hotspots

Hawaii Volcano Hotspots

Volcano hotspots are a difficult thing for many people to understand. If you are trying to get the concept, seeing Hawaii volcano hotspots is the best way to do so. When you are looking out the window the world does not appear to be round. But nowadays, it is regarded as a

10 Reasons to take an organized Hawaii Volcano Tour

[et_pb_section admin_label=”section” fullwidth=”off” specialty=”off”][et_pb_row admin_label=”row”][et_pb_column type=”2_3″][et_pb_text admin_label=”Text” background_layout=”light” text_orientation=”left” use_border_color=”off” border_color=”#ffffff” border_style=”solid” text_font_size=”14″] Some travelers refuse to go on an organized tour. For some people, like myself, the idea of being herded like cattle into a bus is very distasteful. But I have learned that there are certain times and places where tours