Hawaii, an island filled with so much history and hundreds of different stories, that it would be almost impossible for one to know them all. The moment you walk into the Lodge restaurant, one of the first things that many notice is the fireplace. Centered in the dining room with a couch placed in front, you will notice our fireplace is not like most. It too has a story, and this story goes like this…
How is one supposed to see and do everything in Volcano when those who have lived here haven’t even done yet? A place where you have a limited amount of time to process all of the beauty and greatness this island has to offer you. Simple, know what you want to do, whether it be hiking, sightseeing, or visiting the art galleries and different restaurants’ in the area. Here is a guide to exploring Volcano, Hawaii.
It’s that time of year again when the community and visitors of Volcano celebrates the 4th of July parade. Whether you’re a part of the parade or even a spectator, there’s no doubt in saying that this is one of Volcano’s shining moments. The parade starts right next to the Volcano Store at 9:00 am, goes through the village and ends at Cooper Center. There are a variety of participants in the parade including our amazingly talented Hawaii County Band, Volcanoes National Park volunteers and employees, KDEN (The Kilauea Drama Entertainment Network) members, and even the Humane Society.
Hawai’i Volcanoes National Park Centennial 1916-2016
Hawai’i Volcanoes National Park Centennial celebration is to take place this coming August 2016. The American National Park Service was created on August 25, 1916. Woodrow Wilson signed the act creating a new federal bureau to promote and regulate Federal area such as park lands, monuments and reservations.
It’s that time of year when the Lodge gets all decorated for the holiday season. Here is our 12 Days of Christmas at Kilauea Lodge. This Hawaiian version of the popular 12 Days of Christmas shows you how wonderful the culture is and how much we love living in Hawai’i.
The Volcano Village Annual Artist Event is set for Thanksgiving weekend November 27 – 29, 2015 from 10am – 4pm. Come to enjoy beautiful Volcano Village while shopping for amazing local artwork and crafts. There will be six studios open throughout the village to visit and talk story with the sixteen represented artists. Watch for the fiddlehead banners that will be posted around the Volcano Village to mark the location of each studio.
Hawaii Volcanoes National Park offers wonderful places to visit. Jaggar Museum is open daily from 10:00am to 7:30pm and Kilauea Visitor Center opens from 9:00am to 5:00pm. Hawaii Volcanoes National Park is open 24 hours a day, 365 days a year.