Free breakfast for Volcano Inn guests, local & fresh!

Enjoy our little movie clip from our free breakfast at Volcano Inn! This is fun, condensed movie of a “regular day at breakfast” at Volcano Inn. Our lovely hostess arrives at 5:00 am to start preparing and baking banana bread, and lighting up the fireplace that keeps our common area warm and cozy on chilly…

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Punalu’u Black Sand Beach

Punalu’u Black Sand Beach Punaluʻu Beach (also called Punalu’u Black Sand Beach) is a beach between Pāhala and Nāʻālehu on the Big Island of Hawai’i. Punalu’u is one of the many beaches on Hawai’i Island that has black sand made of basalt. This black sand is created by lava flowing into the ocean which explodes…

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Puʻu ʻŌʻō Eruption – Ocean Lava Entry

Puʻu ʻŌʻō Eruption is still active and is flowing into the ocean entry at Kamokuna, where a small delta has begun to form. This Kamokuna ocean entry eruption started flowing into the ocean on July 26th, 2016 and continues to flow into the ocean today. NPS eruption crew estimates its dimensions are approximately 40 m wide…

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End of March update

Halemaʻumaʻu is putting on quite the show as I write this, and it has been very active over the past few months. If you are looking for an excuse to visit, let this be it. New at Volcano Inn, we are rolling out this new site, and hope to keep adding new features to help…

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