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. […]

Jaggar Museum and Uwēkahuna at Hawai’i Volcanoes National Park

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 Jaggar Museum 10:00a – 8:00p; Uwēkahuna Overlook open 24 hours Jaggar Museum is the last location on the top portion of the Crater Rim Drive before coming to a dead end.  The road block started in 2008 due to fumes erupting from within the Halema’uma’u Crater. Although the museum is open from 10am – 8pm, the overlook […]

Kaʻū Desert Hike at Hawai’i Volcanoes National Park

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Kaʻū Desert Footprints Trail Kaʻū Desert is another fascinating facet of the Big Island. This area is composed of different lava features, volcanic ash, sand and gravel. The Kaʻū Desert lacks any substantial vegetation, due to acid rain. A short 25 minute hike will lead you to awesome views of rolling ash-sands and out to the footprints […]

Lava tube Hike Nāhuku at Hawai’i Volcanoes National Park

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Nāhuku Hike : 1/2 mile roundtrip ~ 30 minute hike, casual stroll Hike through an underground lava tube of an active Volcano This 500 year-old lava tube is a must-see! This short hike is located on the bottom portion of Crater Rim Drive. During this half mile hike, you descend into a forested pit crater, walk through […]

NEW Halemaʻumaʻu Viewing Area Opens at Hawai’i Volcanoes National Park

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NEW Halemaʻumaʻu Viewing Area Opens at Hawai’i Volcanoes National Park The Park service has opened a new Halema’uma’u viewing area just south of the Jagger Museum parking lot. When you park at the Overlook just follow the sidewalk to the right and you will come to a short path that leads to the new viewing point. This new […]

Halemaʻumaʻu Lava Lake – Kīlauea – Hawaii Volcanoes National Park

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Halemaʻumaʻu Crater is a located within the much larger summit caldera of Kīlauea in Hawaii Volcanoes National Park. Halemaʻumaʻu is home to Pele, goddess of fire and volcanoes. Halemaʻumaʻu means “house of the `ama`u fern”. The crater is currently active, containing a lava lake. The current vent inside Halemaʻumaʻu crater first opened in 2008. Lava […]