With a deeper understanding of Hawaii’s volcanoes, we can all safely explore and enjoy Kīlauea, Mauna Loa, and beyond! And since January is Volcano Awareness Month, it’s the best time of year to learn more about the 6 (yes, six!) volcanoes on the Big Island!
Looking for the perfect gift this holiday season? Find the best gifts on the Big Island right here in Volcano Village! Keep reading for Volcano Heritage Cottages’ top gift ideas inspired by the talented individuals and businesses that call Volcano, Hawai’i home!
The ‘alalā, or Hawaiian crow, arrived in Hawai'i before humans settled here. And now they're relying on us to help them survive and thrive. Read more about how the ʻAlalā Project is restoring these native crows to the wild and how we can all be part of their recovery story!
Madam Pele has taken up residence in Kīlauea Volcano once more, and Halemaʻumaʻu crater’s lava lake isn’t the only proof of her presence. For over a century, many claim to have encountered her white dog days before an eruption. You can read more about some of our favorite tales of Pele’s dog in today’s blog!
Kīlauea is erupting again and the plumes of steam and glow of the lava lake can once more be seen in Hawai’i Volcanoes National Park! Witnessing the volcano’s eruption is a once-in-a-lifetime experience that you can enjoy safely. Here we share our favorite viewpoints for seeing the eruption, how to stay safe while visiting the park and more!
If you’re on Hawai’i Island and want to reconnect with nature, schedule a petting zoo tour at the Lili House Farm, a family farm in the agricultural area of Volcano. With over 100 animals - cows, turkeys, chickens, tortoises, bunnies, cute baby dwarf goats, sheep, a donkey named Arthur, a Peking duck flock, Kune Kune pigs, and more - there is an abundance of opportunity to feed animals, pet them, and learn during your visit to Lili House!
Hawai'i has a rich plantation history and our very own Ola’a House has deep ties to what was once Hawai’i Island’s largest sugar plantation. Read more about how the home of the Ola'a Sugar Company's manager became Volcano's Ola’a House, and discover how one man's vision for creating a place for showcasing historic artifacts and highlighting Hawai’i’s multicultural heritage became the Hawaii Plantation Museum.
If you're planning a visit to Volcanoes National Park, pair your hike with a wine tasting at Volcano Winery, the southernmost winery in the U.S. Ready to enjoy a bottle of local wine while lounging around the fire? Read more about the Winery and all the unique wines that await you!
A celebration of the diverse culture, people, and traditions of Volcano, HI, the Experience Volcano Festival kicks off with the O’hia Lehua Half Marathon and 5k on August 14th. This is just the beginning of all the activities that the festival features - Check out the food, music, art, activities, culture, nature, and more!
Hilo, Hawai'i is only 23-miles from our vacation rentals in Volcano Village. Ready to take a day trip to the town where Tutu grew up? Check out 19 of our favorite things to do when visiting Hilo!
Grab your baskets and reusable bags and start your Sunday at the Volcano Farmers Market on Hawai'i Island - An abundance of produce, handcrafted goods, and homegrown food await!
Add the Kona Trail and Glover Trail in Hawai’i Volcano National Park’s Kahuku Unit back to your summer itinerary. The Park recently reopened these two trails, so get ready for a fantastic day trip from Volcano, HI.