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Address: Hawaii Volcanoes National Park, Island of Hawaii, HI
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Saw the lava!

There is so much to see and do in the park but we did see the lava in the Kilauea Caldera. It was visible in two areas and it was quite remarkable.

5 of 5 starsReviewed May 5, 2015
Smoltman
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Courtenay, Canada
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Courtenay, Canada
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172 reviews 172 reviews
55 attraction reviews
58 helpful votes 58 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 5, 2015

There is so much to see and do in the park but we did see the lava in the Kilauea Caldera. It was visible in two areas and it was quite remarkable.

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Charlotte, North Carolina
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 17, 2015

The Volcano National Park was our primary reason for coming to the Big Island and we were not disappointed. For most of the day we opted to go it alone on self guided tours. The scenery was picturesque to say the least. Our final stop was the Petroglyphs near the base of the volcano. We ended up arriving right as... More 

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Tampa, Florida
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24 reviews 24 reviews
14 attraction reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 27, 2015

Hualalai is the "other" active volcano on the Big Island, which last erupted in 1801. It's all private land, so actually getting up on it isn't an option. However, you can see some interesting things right along the Mamalohoa highway as it comes over the shoulder of the mountain, just past Kalaoa. Here, the last gasps of that 1801 lava... More 

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Tampa, Florida
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 10, 2012

The Staff at Courtyard/ Marriott King Kamehameha Hotel where we stayed told us that Hualalai was very near. We have gone to see Kialuea, Mauna Loa and Mauna Kea so we figured, we should see Hualalai. The houses were nice ( and expensive) and the plants and flowers along the way were gorgeous. We ended up driving around for a... More 

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Elgin, Illinois
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21 attraction reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 7, 2011

We got there almost at sunset, so our visit was brief, but we still had a good experience. We felt warm rock heated by underground lava; walked the lava tube; saw a rare kalij (sp?) pheasant walking right along the road; looked into a beautiful, mist-filled fern gulch; and saw the latest open steam vent and a rainbow all at... More 

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