Celebrate Labor Day – Halemaʻumaʻu Is putting on a show!

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Make the most of your 3-day Labor Day weekend! Halemaʻumaʻu is putting on a spectacular show today throwing huge plumes of lava splatters. We are located just minutes to Hawaii Volcanoes National Park and the Jaggar Museum Overlook. The caldera has been relatively calm over the past month but not tonight! Don’t miss out! View current conditions. […]

Akatsuka Orchid Gardens – Near Volcano Inn Hawaii Hotel

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Akatsuka houses the worlds most beautiful $20,000 orchid! Wow, what can I say. Akatsuka Orchid Gardens was spectacular! After 5 years of driving past the place daily, I finally stopped by to check it out. I had the pleasure of meeting Takeshi Akatsuka, the guy whose father started this Orchid Garden in 1974. I had the […]

Archeologist to Discuss Wooden Images at Pu‘uhonua o Hōnaunau NHP – July 12th

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From Big Island Now: Pu‘uhonua o Hōnaunau National Historical Park will host an evening program—”Nā Kiʻi Lāʻau, The Gods and Guardians at Puʻuhonua o Hōnaunau National Historical Park”—in the park’s amphitheater on Wednesday, July 12, 2017, from 5 to  6:30 p.m. Archeologist Kalena Blakemore will share her research on kiʻi lāʻau (wooden images) at Puʻuhonua […]

Jazz in the Forest – Tonight July 8th

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From Volcano Art Center: The 2017 Jazz in the Forest summer series kicks off with two performances (4:30pm & 7:00pm) on Saturday, June 10, and will feature Bub Pratt with Jean Pierre Thoma & the Jazztones. The Jazz in the Forest concert series offers an extraordinary opportunity to hear the highest caliber jazz – anywhere – up close and personal! […]