Category: Hawaiian Volcanoes

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5 Best Hawaii Proposal Ideas (Including Helicopter Proposals)


(Originally posted 11/2/2016, Updated 1/23/2020) Table of Contents Helicopter Proposal Beach Proposal Volcano Proposal Sunset Proposal Sailboat Proposal Horseback Proposal Surfing Proposal If you’re looking to ask your partner the big question on your Hawaiian trip, then you need some creative Hawaii proposal ideas! With so much to do across the Hawaiian islands, there are

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List of Active Volcanoes in Hawaii


(Originally posted August 2017, updated December 2019). Table of Contents Kilauea Loihi Hualalai Mauna Loa Haleakala Volcanoes are a popular tourist attraction in Hawaii! People long to experience their breathtaking views, hoping for the opportunity to safely catch one spraying lava into the air. Here at Tropical Helicopters, we offer you a birds-eye view of

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Doors Off Helicopter Tour Big Island


Have you considered flying over a Hawaiian volcano so you can feel the heat radiating from below? You’re missing out if you haven’t! In fact, the best way to see Hawaiian volcanoes is from the air—specifically, from the seat of a doors-off helicopter tour. From tours that take you oversights like the famous Kilauea volcano

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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