Visit Hawaiʻi Volcanoes National Park to Celebrate National Park Week

By |2024-04-15T23:04:16+00:00April 15th, 2024|

National Park Week is April 20th through the 28th and our favorite park to visit is always Hawai’i Volcanoes National Park! Throughout the week, the park has various special events and programs for everyone in Volcano, Hawaii to enjoy. Check out some of the can’t-miss activities the park has in store!

Top 5 Ways to Experience Volcano at the 2023 Festival

By |2023-07-17T04:23:25+00:00July 16th, 2023|

From half marathons and poi pounding to secret gardens tours and wine tasting, the Experience Volcano Festival 2023 is a fantastic chance to share the food, music, art, activities, culture, and nature that make Volcano, Hawai’i so treasured! Here are 5 ways you can enjoy this family-friendly event, July 29th and 30th.

The 2023 Eruption Guide: Visit Hawaii Volcanoes National Park & See Kilauea Erupting While You Still Can!

By |2023-07-16T18:39:14+00:00June 9th, 2023|

Kīlauea is erupting, but thereʻs no way to know how long (or short) this spectacular eruption will last, so plan your visit to Volcano, Hawaii sooner than later. Check out our 2023 Guide for the latest eruption info and tips on planning a trip to safely enjoy Hawaii Volcanoes National Park.

Celebrate Armed Forces Day at Kilauea Military Camp

By |2023-05-30T00:20:53+00:00May 15th, 2023|

Located in Hawai’i Volcanoes National Park, Kīlauea Military Camp is a 50-acre campus that includes a six-lane bowling alley, the Crater Rim Café, live music at the Lava Lounge, tennis, volleyball and basketball courts, an arcade and game room, a theater, and more. Here’s how to experience the fun of KMC and adventure of Hawai’i Volcanoes National Park.

Write Your National Park Week Story on the Trails of Scenic Kahuku

By |2023-04-15T14:06:20+00:00April 15th, 2023|

National Park Week is April 22 - April 30. If you’re traveling to Volcano, HI during the annual celebration, include a visit to Kahuku in your plans and connect with the park by participating in memorable events and programs all week long.

Enjoy One of Hawaii’s Most Treasured Traditions: The Merrie Monarch Festival

By |2023-03-22T01:31:54+00:00March 20th, 2023|

Celebrate hula, the language of the heart, at the Merrie Monarch Festival! Check out the cultural and iconic event’s internationally acclaimed hula competition, Hawaiian arts fair, hula shows, a grand parade through Hilo town, and more, beginning on April 9, 2023!

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!

Crossing Paths with Madam Pele’s White Dog

By |2021-10-29T06:28:51+00:00October 20th, 2021|

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!

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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