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Christians' Letters to the Volcano Goddess

Gee, I wish this weren’t true.

At Hawaii Volcanoes National Park, there’s a legend that, if you remove anything from the park and take it with you–say, a nice chunk of lava, as a souvenir–the volcano goddess Pele will be terribly angry and take painful vengeance on you ( … 259 more words

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Chasing Volcanoes and Waterfalls on Hawaii’s Big Island

Waterfalls and Hawaii go hand in hand. But on the Big Island, waterfalls have some hot competition, like a glowing volcano..

It’s almost an unfair comparison. 596 more words


Nesting season begins for endangered Hawaiian geese

Hawaii Volcanoes National Park reports that, with the beginning of the breeding and nesting season for nene, park visitors are urged to drive with caution and to give the endangered Hawaiian geese their space. 227 more words


A Thing of Beauty Is a Joy ... If You Can See It

We travelers journey far to seek high mountains, vast oceans and remote forest valleys. It’s not always easy to express what we expect or hope to gain: some sense of oneness with the greater world, an awareness of things greater than ourselves, or perhaps the blessed silence that must descend beyond the reach of Fox News. 845 more words


Dog rescued from 20-foot crack in Hawaii Volcanoes National Park

Search-and-rescue rangers safely extracted a pet dog from a 20-foot-deep earth crack in Hawaii Volcanoes National Park over the weekend.

On Saturday evening, Oct. 3, Marta Caproni was walking her two pet dogs off leash near the Volcano golf course and the park boundary when the dogs ran off into a heavily vegetated area. 324 more words


hawaii volcanoes national park

During my recent visit to the Big Island, we had a chance to visit the Hawaii Volcanoes National Park.  It was a quick visit but here are some of the highlights. 145 more words

Rayna The Explorer

petroglyph (pe‧trəˌglif)

Ancient Hawaiians created petroglyphs to express what was important to them.

Pu’u Loa contains approximately 15,000 petroglyphs.

These images engraved onto pahoehoe portray humans.

Petroglyphs can be viewed from the boardwalk which protects and preserves them. 147 more words