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Address: Hawaii Volcanoes National Park, Island of Hawaii, HI
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Cool rocks in lavas near the highway!

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... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed January 27, 2015
Jeffrey R
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Tampa, Florida
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Tampa, Florida
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24 reviews 24 reviews
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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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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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