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We drove on the Mamalahoa Highway south of Kona to Hawaii Volcanoes NP and Hilo. Along the Kua Scenic By-Way at Mile Marker 75 we stopped at a viewpoint. The sign explained the landscape which resulted from Mauna Loa’s lava flows. As we continued along...More
Another way to enjoy the Volcanic area besides the National Volcano Park. We do have to be cautious on the narrow curves, not able to see the incoming cars, we had to honk a few time to warn others. The paths are rugged and not...More
By far the most exciting to see and to summit. A 17 mike drive through all kinds and different period lava flows. Excellent vantage points. Not a difficult drive and you can come within a 100 Ft of the highest volcano. A short hike from...More
Mauna loa is sometimes mixed up with mauna Kea. They both have huge craters but there is not much to see at loa and there is not a visitors center here. There is a long winding and very bumpy road that gets you here. Expect...More
There are three different treks to the summit of Mauna Loa, but only one that can be done in a day - that's the Observatory Trail, which starts at the famous Mauna Loa Weather Observatory at some 11,000 feet. You can drive up to this...More
Please go to Puna district (Pahoa area) and onto Highway 130. Keep following the Pahoa-Kalapana Highway, same as Hwy 130 to the end and hang the Right, you will have to walk or rent bikes to see the Lava flow. You won't be... More
Please go to Puna district (Pahoa area) and onto Highway 130. Keep following the Pahoa-Kalapana Highway, same as Hwy 130 to the end and hang the Right, you will have to walk or rent bikes to see the Lava flow. You won't be sorry.