Category Archives: Volcano

Hawaii Vacation News Roundup for July 3rd

In today’s edition: Waaahoo!  Lava has reappeared across the crater floor of Pu’u O’o’  as of last night!  It’s the first day lava has been visible there since the intrusion two weeks ago.   If you are on the fence about whether you want to take a cruise to Hawaii or see the islands by staying in a resort, you ... Read More »

Chain of Craters Road to Reopen – Hawaii Volcano Activity at 25 Year Low – What’s Next?

Last week, I reported about the latest activity of Hawaii’s Kilauea Volcano the resulting road and trail closures.  Park officials have announced that the 18- mile Chain of Craters Road will reopen tomorrow (June 29th) morning after being closed since June 17th. Some areas will remain closed and those are: Kilauea’s east rift is closed, including Napau Trail and Campsite, and Naulu Trail. ... Read More »

The Big Island is Getting Bigger

Pele, the goddess of fire,  is working on some additions to the Big Island of Hawaii.  New Kilauea volcano activity over recent days has resulted making the island even bigger, but not from new lava flowing into the sea.  This time it is from a new dike that is spreading apart.  The southeast coastline is now an inch or so ... Read More »

New Volcano Video and Photos from Fox News

 Kilauea never ceases to fascinate.  Here’s a link to today’s Fox News coverage of Hawaii’s volcano activity.  Be sure and watch their video.  Also, check out their photos  here.    Technorati tags: Hawaii, Big Island, Kilauea, Volcano, Video, Photos Read More »

Dramatic New Lava Video from the Big Island

Reports of dramatic a new lava flow into the ocean are popping up across news sites.   According to the Hawaii Volcano Observatory, on May 16th, a new ocean lava entry developed.  This new entry point is called Poupou Though new lava flow into the ocean has produced some fascinating video, it is difficult to view without a long and fairly difficult hike.  The Hawaii ... Read More »

Hawaii Volcanoes National Park requests no offerings to Pele

Volcanoes National Park authorities have asked that visitors stop bringing offerings to Pele. Offerings can range from flowers, leis, fruits and meats.  These offerings attract creepy crawlies that are threatening an endangered bird.  Officials say that the offerings are actually disrespectful.  Plus, its basically littering and makes an eyesore for people wanting to just enjoy the park and its views.  Source ... Read More »

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