This Week Big Island

Experience the extreme climates of The Big Island where winter can bring snow to the summit of Hawaii's tallest mountain, Mauna Kea. You can also tour coffee plantations, check out volcanic activity at Hawaii Volcanoes National Park, as well as explore Waimea and Kamuela. The Big Island is full of Hawaiian culture.

This Week Big Island

Experience the extreme climates of The Big Island where winter can bring snow to the summit of Hawaii's tallest mountain, Mauna Kea. You can also tour coffee plantations, check out volcanic activity at Hawaii Volcanoes National Park, as well as explore Waimea and Kamuela. The Big Island is full of Hawaiian culture.

This Week Big Island

Experience the extreme climates of The Big Island where winter can bring snow to the summit of Hawaii's tallest mountain, Mauna Kea. You can also tour coffee plantations, check out volcanic activity at Hawaii Volcanoes National Park, as well as explore Waimea and Kamuela. The Big Island is full of Hawaiian culture.

This Week Big Island

Experience the extreme climates of The Big Island where winter can bring snow to the summit of Hawaii's tallest mountain, Mauna Kea. You can also tour coffee plantations, check out volcanic activity at Hawaii Volcanoes National Park, as well as explore Waimea and Kamuela. The Big Island is full of Hawaiian culture.

This Week Big Island

Experience the extreme climates of The Big Island where winter can bring snow to the summit of Hawaii's tallest mountain, Mauna Kea. You can also tour coffee plantations, check out volcanic activity at Hawaii Volcanoes National Park, as well as explore Waimea and Kamuela. The Big Island is full of Hawaiian culture.

June 22, 2018

Hawai’i Volcanoes National Park’s Artist in Residence Exhibit

June 22, 2018

Nicholas Collier, Hawai’i Volcanoes National Park's Artist in Residence for June, will showcase his photography at the Kahuku Visitor Contact Station on Friday, June 22 at 10 a.m. The event is free to the public. Visitors will find the Kahuku Unit on the mauka (uphill) side of Highway 11 near mile marker 70.5.Kīlauea has been erupting continuously since 1983, but the most recent eruptions and accompanying earthquakes have caused the indefinite closure of two-thirds of Hawai&rs...

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June 23, 2018

Birth of Kahuku

June 23, 2018

Explore the rich geologic history of Kahuku. Traverse the vast 1868 lava flow, see different volcanic formations, and identify section of the Southwest Rift Zone of Mauna Loa. Learn about the Hawaiian hotspot and the creation of Kahuku. This guided easy-to-moderate hike is offered April 14, May 12 and June 23 from 9:30 a.m. to 11:30 a.m.Enter the Kahuku Unit of Hawai‘i Volcanoes National Park on the mauka (inland) side of Highway 11 near mile marker 70.5, and meet near the parking area....

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June 23, 2018

Historical Jeep Trip to Kealapu‘ali

June 23, 2018

Kona Historical Society's next Historical Jeep Trip will lead guests on an exclusive tour of Kealapu‘ali on Hualalai on Saturday, June 23, featuring an incredible presentation by Jackie Pualani Johnson of Kona Historical Society's one-woman play, "Isabella Bird: A Living History Performance" written by Victoria Nalani Kneubul. The cost of this excursion is $190, and includes transportation, a no-host bar and lunch served at a ranch family home.Isabella Lucy Bird was one of the first of ...

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June 24, 2018

‘Ōhi‘a Lehua

June 24, 2018

Learn about the vital role of ‘ōhi‘a lehua in native Hawaiian forests, the many forms of the ‘ōhi‘a tree and the threat of a new fungal disease, Rapid ʻŌhiʻa Death. Visitors will be able to identify the many differences of the most prominent native tree in Kahuku on this program, which is an easy, one-mile (or less) walk. The ‘Ōhi‘a Lehua program is offered April 22 (Earth Day & National Park Week), May 13 and 27, and June 10 and 24 from ...

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June 24, 2018

Kona Marathon

June 24, 2018

The Kona Marathon will be located at the Waikoloa Beach Resort on the Kohala Coast, starting and finishing at the Waikoloa Bowl at Queen's Garden. The course has one gentle climb but not exceeding 175 feet above sea level. Choose from a full marathon, half marathon, quarter marathon and 5K. Race cut-off is eight hours after the start. This allows enough time for any trained participant to complete the course, even if you plan to walk. At this time the course will be re-opened to traffic ...

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June 29, 2018

Coffee Talk

June 29, 2018

Get to know your park and your neighbors and join an informal "Coffee Talk" conversation on a wide variety of topics at Kahuku the last Friday of most months. Ka‘ū coffee, tea and pastries will be available for purchase. Coffee Talks are offered free on April 27, May 25 and June 29 from 9:30-11 a.m.Enter the Kahuku Unit of Hawai‘i Volcanoes National Park on the mauka (inland) side of Highway 11 near mile marker 70.5, and meet near the parking area. The Kahuku Unit is located ...

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