Big Island, Hawaii, Travel, Volcanoes National Park

Ahalanui: A Volcano Heated Hot Tub?

Yes, you read that title right.  Along highway 137, just south of Volcanoes National Park, is a little gem known as Ahalanui Park. Driving along the quiet, curvy, road you may get lost in the lush, tropical beauty of the area, but if you're not careful you'll drive right by the fenced parking lot for this hidden… Continue reading Ahalanui: A Volcano Heated Hot Tub?

Big Island, Favorites, Hawaii, Travel

A Tiki Sanctuary

Located on the southern Kona coast along Honaunau Bay (pronounced Ho-Now-Now) is a sanctuary known as Pu'uhonua o Honaunau. Say that ten times fast. 🙂 And our last-minute decision to stop by this National Park was probably one of the best last-minute decisions EVER. (I found out later that Lonely Planet Hawaii ranked this National Park as… Continue reading A Tiki Sanctuary

Big Island, Hawaii, Travel, Volcanoes National Park

The Big Island-Kilauea Volcano

Seeing an active volcano is worthy of any bucket list; however, actually having the chance to see an erupting volcano is pretty close to slim-to-none, unless you're incredibly lucky--and in some kind of danger--or, you travel to the Big Island to visit the world's longest erupting volcano known as, Kilauea. Guys, it's been erupting since 1983!… Continue reading The Big Island-Kilauea Volcano