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Hawai'i Volcanoes National Park

Molten Lava Flows Into The Ocean In Hawaii

The Huffington Post | Landess Kearns | Posted 07.26.2016 | Green

Last night, a lava breakout in Hawaii flowed into the Pacific Ocean after creeping toward the coast for weeks. The flow, which originating from Kilaue...

6 U.S. National Parks To Visit This Year

Joy Pecknold | Posted 04.12.2017 | Travel
Joy Pecknold

There are 84 million acres of protected national parkland in the U.S., and this year the National Park Service (they take care of it all) celebrates i...

Lava Lake Explosion Births Bizarre Glass Egg In Hawaii

The Huffington Post | Chris DAngelo | Posted 12.19.2016 | Science

On Friday, during a fairly typical explosion at the lava lake at Hawaii's Kilauea volcano, various volcanic rock fragments flew into the air. But lat...

Lightning Strikes Over Volcano For 'Once-In-A-Lifetime' Photo

The Huffington Post | Landess Kearns | Posted 11.13.2015 | Science

Hawaii Volcanoes National Park is known for its awe-inspiring vistas, but for photographer Jon Mikan, one particular day in the park trumps all the ot...

Pup Rescued After Being Trapped In Hawaii Volcanoes National Park

AP | Cameron Keady | Posted 12.28.2016 | Good News

HONOLULU (AP) — A Big Island family was reunited with their dog after a rescue team removed the Labrador retriever trapped in a crack in the earth a...

Believe It Or Not, This Is Actually Lava

The Huffington Post | James Cave | Posted 01.29.2015 | Green

As the Puna lava flow remains mostly stalled near the town of Pahoa on the Big Island of Hawaii, visitors up the slope of the Kilauea volcano can stil...

Welcome To A Haunting Forest Of Lava Trees

The Huffington Post | James Cave | Posted 12.20.2014 | Travel

Tucked just east of the massive Volcanoes National Park on the Big Island of Hawaii is a spooky little forest called the Lava Tree State Monument -- a...

Top 3 National Parks for Fall

Kari Haugeto | Posted 12.20.2014 | Travel
Kari Haugeto

We'd return to Shenandoah, Grand Tetons, and Hawaii's Big Island during the fall in a heartbeat. But I feel a little reluctant to be writing about this undiscovered time of year. If enough people listen to me, it probably won't be such an isolated experience next time.

Awe-Inducing Time Lapse Of Hawaii's Volcanoes Will Fill You With Wonder

The Huffington Post | Clarke Reilly | Posted 06.25.2014 | Green

We all know nothing is certain but death and taxes. There's another fact, however, that will likely remain true for generations to come. You can't ...

I'm With Stupid: Popping Tiny Bubbles of Volcanic Ignorance

Todd Hartley | Posted 07.19.2014 | Travel
Todd Hartley

I grew up in the East, so everything I know about Hawaii I learned from TV. Think Magnum, P.I.; Hawaii Five-0; The Brady Bunch: that kind of stuff.

This Is What A Hawaii Snow Day Looks Like (PHOTOS)

Posted 01.31.2014 | Green

You know that first day of spring? When everyone breaks out their warm-weather clothing and has that doofy smile on their face? Well, that just happen...

WATCH: Hawaii Volcano Spews Lava... And It Is Awesome

Posted 01.23.2014 | Green

It's not news that there is almost always lava flowing on the Big Island of Hawaii, but it is news when video captures that lava sputtering, spatterin...

Hawaii Tourists Find Clever Way Around National Park Closures

Posted 10.12.2013 | Small Business

Visitors on Hawaii's Big Island aren't letting a little government shutdown dampen their vacations. One of the island's biggest attractions, Hawaii Vo...

The Big Island's Scary Geology

Don Mankin | Posted 03.24.2013 | Travel
Don Mankin

Since the island is essentially barren volcanic slope, there are spectacular ocean views from almost anywhere on the road.

Planning A Family Vacation In Hawaii? Read Our Guide

The Huffington Post | Katherine Johnson | Posted 10.09.2011 | Travel

Family vacations in Hawaii can be rewarding experiences or absolute disasters -- it all depends on the pretrip homework. To make planning easier, we'v...

Exploring Both Sides of the Big Island of Hawaii: Hilo on the East

Sue Frause | Posted 06.21.2011 | Travel
Sue Frause


Ken Burns' New National Parks Documentary Starts Slowly, But Gets Better

Levi Novey | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Levi Novey

I suspect those who only watch the first few episodes will be teetering on the edge of boredom. Those who stay around longer, or just cherry-pick an episode to watch among the later ones will end up much more excited and satisfied.