Celebrating the Life & Legacy of King Kamehameha through Art

By |2022-06-12T01:35:54+00:00June 12th, 2022|

Summer in Hawai'i always starts with the celebration of King Kamehameha Day! On June 11th, we honor the great strength and intelligence that Kamehameha the Great displayed in his unification of the Kingdom of Hawai'i. Read more about his contributions, and how we're celebrating King Kamehameha's legacy at the Volcano Art Center all month long!

Top Gift Ideas Inspired by the Best of Hawai’i Island

By |2021-12-21T19:11:56+00:00December 20th, 2021|

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!

Hawai’i Island’s Unique Ahupua’a and Diverse Districts

By |2021-12-10T22:01:59+00:00December 10th, 2021|

In ancient Hawai’i, the Hawaiians followed a land division system involving the ahupua’a. Working with nature’s rhythms, the ahupua’a allowed them to share knowledge and resources, from the top of the mountain down to the ocean. Find out what became of the ahupua’a, what the districts of Hawai’i Island are today, and what makes each one unique!

Learn About the Island’s Plantation History at Hawai’i Plantation Museum

By |2021-09-08T22:15:31+00:00September 10th, 2021|

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.

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