From November 2017

Hawaii Volcanoes National Park

The Big Island of Hawaii is the only Hawaiian island with active volcanoes.  They are located in Hawaii Volcanoes National Park.  Hawaii Volcanoes also has the largest mountain in the world if you measure from the base of the mountain.  Mauna Loa is 13,796 feet above sea level, but extends an additional 33,000 feet below sea …

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Big Island of Hawaii and its Waterfalls

After six days at sea, we finally spotted land:  Hawaii, the Big Island, straight ahead!  The state of Hawaii encompasses hundreds of islands spread over 1,500 miles. At the southeastern end of the Hawaiian archipelago, the eight main islands are – in order from northwest to southeast – Niihau, Kauai, Oahu, Molokai, Lānai, Kahoolawe, Maui, and the the Big Island of Hawaii. A volcanic hot …

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