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!
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!
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!
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 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.
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.
On Hawai’i Island, we’re surrounded by green year round. We even have a beach with green sand! Papakōlea Beach is only 52 miles from our vacation rentals in Volcano, HI, making it a day trip that you don’t want to miss!
There's more to Hawai’i Volcanoes National Park then the Kīlauea Volcano and its lava lake! Here's how to view the park's ancient petroglyph fields and understand the carvings, all while staying at a charming rental just minutes away from this sacred Big Island sight!
Working remotely comes with flexibility and the freedom to work from anywhere, including Hawai’i Island. So if you have been working remotely, why not take advantage of this newfound freedom and spend a week or two working in a new setting, like Volcano's lush rainforest on the Big Island.
Nature abounds in and around Hawai’i Volcanoes National Park. And we’re not just referring to the Kilauea Volcano, which is currently (and nonchalantly) erupting - Many animals call the park [...]