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!
Puna is world’s away from ordinary and worth the stop. Check out our top picks for what to see and do on a day trip to this colorful corner of Hawai'i and you’ll see why!
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!
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.
Get the latest info from Hawai’i County and the Hawai’i State Department of Health on COVID-19 testing for travelers, vaccine cards, and mandatory self-quarantine. Here's what you need to know about planning your upcoming trip to the Big Island!
April showers bring May flowers, but according to a Hawaiian story, it’s the ʻōhiʻa lehua’s flowers that bring showers. Read more about origins of this belief, the iconic ʻōhiʻa’s intrinsic part in Hawaiian culture, and what we can all do to protect these endemic trees.
May Day is Lei Day in Volcano and all across Hawai'i Nei! Can't celebrate in person? Check out Tutu's tips for crafting, displaying, and exchanging the perfect May Day Lei and celebrating this colorful Hawaiian holiday!
Find rare avian life while hiking on the Kipukapuaulu Trail (Bird Park). Don’t miss seeing and hearing the array of stunning birds on this kīpuka on the slopes of Hawaii Island’s Mauna Loa.
Nāhuku (Thurston Lava Tube) has reopened! A favorite attraction in Hawaiʻi Volcanoes National Park, read more about what happened while it was closed to the public for a year... and how to explore the lava tube yourself!
The Ka’ū Desert is located in Hawai’i Volcanoes National Park on the Big Island. It’s a remote area with little foot traffic, lots of mesmerizing landscape, and some mysterious footprints. Read more about hiking the Kaʻū Desert Trail to the Kamakai'a Hills, taking the Maunaiki Trail to the Twin Pit Craters, and a rugged trail that leads to Pele’s hair.