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Big Island Volcanic Eruptions!

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Our Recent Trip and Volcano Video from Big Island

Pele has been showing her power lately on the south east side of the Big Island, Hawaii.  We were lucky enough to make a trip out to Hilo right as things began to stir. The video below shares some of the highlights from our drive to Hawaii Volcanoes National Park as well as our Circle of Fire Helicopter flight.

As you can see in the video, and in the beautiful photos captured here by Natalie Brown Photography, the lava activity was just beginning to get more lively in early April of this year.  We could tell it was out of the ordinary by how excited the locals were.  Our intention was to hike to the lava flows, but it turns out (at the time) it required a 10-12 mile hike.  SO, we visited Hawaii Volcanoes National Park and watched eruptions blast into the air! Read More

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Trending Now: What’s Hot in Hawaii—2017

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You scroll through your Twitter feed for breaking news, peruse Facebook for the latest on your friends and family, pore over pics on Instagram, even get Google alerts on your most lusted-after bands.

In other words, you like to be in the know—and you’re keen on putting the now into that knowledge.

trending in Hawaii

And whether you’re vacationing in Hawaii or have lived here your whole life, chances are that thirst for knowledge extends to the 50th state. You want to know what’s happening and hot not just on your island du jour, but also throughout the entire archipelago. Read More

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The Sands of Hawaii: Green, Black, Orange, Red

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Dream of Hawaii and you might immediately think of stretches of golden sand studded with palm trees.

While this may be an accurate vision of the islands’ sublime shores, few realize that Hawaii is also home to a rainbow of vibrant-hued beaches. Plan to be dazzled by these surreal spots:

Green Sand Beaches

Papakolea Beach—a cove tucked into pastureland on the Big Island’s southernmost tip—is world-renowned for a reason: it’s one of four beaches on the planet that possesses green sand, sharing the distinction only with Norway, Guam and the Galapagos Islands.

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