Town of Kealakekua

Kealakekua Bay

Aloha! Mahalo for checking out our page about Kealakekua, Hawaii! This town is rich with Hawaiian history, covered in a thick green foliage of jungle. We'll try to hack our way through the underbrush to entertain and to educate! The town of Kealakekua, Hawaii is 10 miles south of Kailua Kona. The town is 85.5 miles from Hilo, Hawaii across the saddle road and 116 …

Thurston Lava Tube

The Thurston Lava Tube definitely qualifies for inclusion in our Featured Attractions here on the Big Island! It is located in the heart of the Hawai'i Volcano National Forest. The Thurston Lava Tube is a 600 foot naturally formed cave-like "Lava Tube" that has long been dry and has a walking trail through it with …

Mauna Kea Summit

mauna-kea

Aloha! Mauna Kea Summit sits at 13,802 ft above sea level in elevation. That would definitely be considered a tall mountain in any place in the world! The vast majority of mountains in the world, including Mount Everest, start rising at a certain elevation from a valley floor. The valley floor that the other mountains begin at is …

Wave of 31 Earthquakes hits Kīlauea Volcano

Low growing Coffee plant in Kailua Kona Hawaii

March 6, 2017 A wave of small earthquakes were reported Sunday morning along the upper East Rift Zone of the Kīlauea Volcano. The US Geological Survey’s Hawaiian Volcano Observatory reported  just before 6 a.m. HST Sunday morning, March 5, 2017, a grouping of 31 earthquakes over a period of about 42 minutes occurred. The eight largest events …