Hawaiian hoary bats, Kamehameheha butterflies, feral pua‘a, ‘ōhi‘a & koa trees, and other cool creatures emerged from the Hawaiian rainforest and marched the streets of Hilo this past Sunday, April 12 in the annual Merrie Monarch Parade. 352 more words
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The National Park Service is continuing to assess damage caused by last week’s high surf, especially on the Kona coast of the Big Island.
While Puuhonua o Honaunau National Historic Park is open, several areas that were flooded and sustained damage remain closed, including the picnic area, royal grounds and a coastal trail. 136 more words
Hawaii’s biggest and youngest island is appropriately called the “Big Island”, and is at the south-eastern-most point of the archipelago. It’s constantly expanding due to the continued eruptions from some of the five volcanoes found on this island. 1,051 more words