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    Papakōlea Beach (also known as Green Sand Beach or Mahana Beach) is a green sand beach located near South Point, in the Kaʻū district of the island of Hawaiʻi. One of only two green sand beaches in the World, the other being in Galapagos Islands. It gets its distinctive coloring from the mineral olivine, found in the enclosing cinder cone.

    Irrigation Flumes, Big Island, Hawaii

    This USGS HVO photo shows a view of the lava lake, from a different perspective, when it was at its highest level.

    Kapohokine Adventures features an 8 zipline tour through Parker Ranch. On this tour you will view twenty five different waterfalls! Located on the Hilo side they also offer transportation from Kona!

    The only place to go ballooning in Hawaii to date is a verdant 45,000-acre slice of Parker Ranch on the lee side of Mauna Kea - Big Island. Four hours morning sunrise, $190/ person (kamaina) includes breakfast and champagne

    Hawaii Volcanoes National Park, The Big Island, Hawaii - The park's 323,431 acres encompasses two active volcanoes: Kīlauea, one of the world's most active volcanoes, and Mauna Loa, the world's most massive subaerial volcano. The park gives scientists insight into the birth of the Hawaiian Islands and ongoing studies into the processes of vulcanism.

    Hapaialii & Keeku Heiau - Royal Footsteps Along the Kona Coast Scenic Byway. Dec 17.

    Captain Cook Monument - Kealakekua Bay, Hawaii. This is where Capt. Cook was killed by the native Hawaiians when they realised he was not a god.

    Petroglyphs, Big Island - photo by Yves Rubin

    Let's consider, for a moment, the forces and temperatures it took to liquefy rock and raise it into such a formation. Sleeping Pele, a natural lava flow on Big Island, Hawaii, USA

    People watch from a viewing area as an explosion takes place on Kilauea, one of the world's most active volcanoes, in Pahoa, Hawaii. Legend says the volcano goddess Pele dug fire pits as she traveled from island to island looking for a home with her brothers and sisters. She finally settled at Kilauea's summit, where she lives at Halemaumau crater.

    Kilauea Lava Lake - This U.S. Geological Survey photograph of the lava lake was taken from the rim of Halemaʻumaʻu Crater on February 1, 2014. The level had dropped slightly from the previous day, leaving a black veneer of lava on the crater walls just above the surface of the lava and easily visible in this photograph.

    Silversword in peak bloom, Hawaii Volcanoes National Park. Photo: Forest & Kim via Flickr

    Kau silversword, Argyroxiphium kauense, Mauna Kea, Hawaii

    Gemini Observatory: Northern Operations Center, located at the Mauna Kea Observatory on the summit of the large dormant volcano, Mauna Kea, in Hawaii

    Snow on Mauna Kea

    We ♥ Punalu'u Black Sand beach. Swimming, Snorkeling and Turtles!

    Closeup of Kulaniapia Falls from the balcony, Hilo (The Big Island), Hawaii, USA

    Another look at the attractive Onomea Falls, Hamakua Coast (The Big Island), Hawaii, USA

    Umauma Falls fronted by an attractive plant, Hamakua Coast (The Big Island), Hawaii, USA

    At the Boiling Pots, people have been known to jump from one pool to the next when conditions allow, Wailuku River State Park / Hilo (The Big Island), Hawaii, USA

    Happy new year Hawaii!

    Black Sand Beach at Punalu'u HI

    Pu'u O’o eruption, Kilauea Volcano, Hawaii Volcanoes National Park

    My Hawaii Food Fun » Pahoa Lava Flow Unlikely to Affect Vacation Plans – 11/5/2014