Category Archives: lava cave

Lava tube spelunking – who me?

Most people who visit Volcanoes National Park on the Big Island walk through Nāhuku Lava Tube. (It’s better known as Thurston Lava Tube, unfortunately named after one of the men who overthrew the Kingdom of Hawai‘i in 1893. I prefer … Continue reading

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Hapuna Beach

Hapuna Beach – just the name evokes sunny skies, warm breezes, squealing children, posturing teens, hot sand, and bobbing in the waves.  I love Hapuna Beach.  It is rated one of the best beaches in the world.  After decades of … Continue reading

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