Enjoy Country Living, Island Style at the Lili House Farm

By |2021-09-21T22:01:11+00:00September 21st, 2021|

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!

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.

Take in Scenic Views Along the Kahuku Unit’s Reopened Trails

By |2021-06-30T02:50:02+00:00June 11th, 2021|

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.

The Iconic Story of Hawaii’s ʻOhiʻa Lehua

By |2021-05-09T00:17:50+00:00May 9th, 2021|

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.

Find Rare Avian Life on the Kipukapuaulu Trail (Bird Park)

By |2021-04-10T20:11:19+00:00April 10th, 2021|

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.

Find Fossilized Footprints in Hawaii’s Ka’u Desert

By |2021-03-19T23:11:39+00:00March 19th, 2021|

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.

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