Tag: Hawaii Island

Hawaii Volcano Update: Kilauea & Mauna Loa

It seems like every few months, Hawaii’s volcanoes make an appearance in the news. After all, the state is home to three active volcanoes, something that makes a visit here both special and sometimes nerve-wracking. So where do you go when you want a Hawaii Volcano Update?  Luckily, it’s easy to get info on what’s […]

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Famous Waipio Valley on Hawaii Island closed to nonresidents

For the most recent Hawaii Vacation Podcast, Aloha Bruce and Yaling Fisher offered listeners some important information about “Big Island Pro’s and Con’s.” It got us here at the blog thinking in terms of “dos and don’ts” for Big Island visitors. New restrictions at Waipio Valley came immediately to mind. Back in February of this […]

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Kilauea Volcano (re)awakens!

It happened in a geological instant. A “swarm” of low-magnitude earthquakes rattled Hawaii Volcanoes National Park near the Halema’uma’u Crater on Tuesday night before Kilauea Volcano erupted anew mid-Wednesday afternoon. Within minutes, images from the Hawaii Volcanoes Observatory, the US Geological Survey, and other agencies that monitor volcanic activity were flooding social media feeds around […]

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Kona, Hilo, or Waikoloa? Where to Stay in Big Island Hawaii

Hawaii’s Big Island (Hawaii Island) is HUGE compared to the other Hawaiian islands. So, it’s important you know your way around and know which area is the right fit for your ideal vacation. If you’re wondering where to stay in Big Island Hawaii, we are here to help! The three areas vacationers typically stay in […]

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Waimea Elevation: Fun in the Kohala Mountains

If you head north on Hawaii Island (the Big Island), you’ll reach Waimea. This rural area is scenic and charming. And for many, it’s a can’t miss stop when adventuring in Hawaii. But the Waimea elevation brings you away from the ocean, and it’s a bit of a drive to reach. Is it worth it? […]

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