Category: Hawaiian Volcanoes

how many times has kilauea erupted

How Often Does Kilauea Erupt?


(Originally published November 2017, Updated October 2019) One of the first things people think of when it comes to Hawaii is our magnificent volcanoes! Kilauea, one of the best-known of those volcanoes, is an active shield volcano. Since Kilauea is considered an active volcano, you may be asking yourself, how many times has Kilauea erupted?

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What Type of Volcano is Kilauea?


(Originally published May 2018, Updated September 2019) There are several different types of volcanoes in the world, varying in form and activity level. The Hawaiian volcanoes are a well known group among scientists and visitors from around the world. Kilauea, in particular, is renowned as one of the most active volcanoes on Earth.  What Type

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Helicopter Clothing: Packing for Doors Off Flights


(Updated August 2019) While planning a trip to Hawaii, the last thing on your mind is most likely what to wear on a helicopter ride. But then, you come across breathtaking open-door helicopter tours, and your packing list quickly changes. If ‘what to wear on a helicopter ride’ seems like a silly question to ask,

When Was the Last Time Kilauea Erupted?


(Updated August 2019) Kilauea is a shield volcano―one of the five volcanoes that form the Big Island of Hawaii. It’s the most active volcano in Hawaii and in the world. It’s most recent activity began in May 2018, when Kilauea showed signs of above-normal activity. Earthquakes, opening fissures, and violent explosions caused thousands of nearby

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What Can You See on a Helicopter Tour in Hilo?


What can you expect from Tropical Helicopter’s Doors Off Big Island Tour of Hilo? Morning and afternoon departures from Hilo Airport Duration: 50 minutes to 1-hour Two-way communication between you, your pilot, and your group Fully narrated tour Unmatched beauty and sights which we go into detail below About Hilo, Hawaii Located on the northeastern

Where to See Active Volcanoes in Hawaii

Where to See Active Volcanoes in Hawaii


If a visit to Hawaii is on the horizon, making plans to see a volcano is something you don’t want to miss. While you can see remnants of old volcanoes across the islands of Hawaii, there are ways you can still see a few active volcanoes. There might not be any lava flowing from them

the most current activity of kilauea volcano

What is the Most Current Activity of Kilauea Volcano?


Located in the Big Island’s Hawaii Volcanoes National Park, the Kilauea Volcano is one of the Aloha State’s most popular and most active volcanoes. Although formed hundreds of thousands of years ago, Kilauea is actually one of the youngest volcanoes on the Hawaiian Islands. This volcano has an impressive elevation of over 4,000 feet and

how to get to mauna loa volcano

How to Get to Mauna Loa Volcano


Those traveling to Hawaii have a lot to see, but one of the most stunning sites to visit is Mauna Loa. This volcano is one of a group of five volcanos on the Island of Hawaii. Mauna Loa’s massive dimensions extend over 18,000 cubit miles with a 120-foot peak. Mauna Loa is known to be