Is It Safe To Travel To The Big Island Of Hawaii
Since the eruption in May 2018, many people are afraid to visit the Big Island because of what they see on the TV. The truth is that not only it’s safe to come to the big island, many people are coming to visit the island every month. As the local can testify, the media made it seem like it was the end of the world and that the whole island is covered by lava. In reality, only a very tiny area of the island was affected. If you would like to learn more about What you can do in Hawaii Volcanoes National Park, check out this post.
And Yes, not only is it safe the visit the big island, the air has been the cleanest in the past 35 years. In fact, because a tiny part of the island got covered by lava, you should visit the famous attractions such as sunset at Mauna Kea (volcano) summit, Green Sand Beach & Black Sand Beach on the Big Island before they get affected.
Green Sand Beach
Punaluu Black Sand Beach
If you’re tempted to visit the big island, we invite you to read: Big Island 5 Day Itinerary.