Pele's magical haunt, the big island of Hawai'I encompasses spectacular and diverse landscapes, from shimmering bays to exhilarating 14, 000-foot volcanoes. In this thoroughly updated new edition, choose from 58 hikes that explore Mauna Loa, Kilauea, Kaumana Caves, and Mauna Kea State Park, among other fabulous places. Discover black sand beaches, sea turtle coves, lava lanes, and rainforest valleys.The Observatory Road is always open, although there is a piece of Park Service literature that says (erroneously) that ita#39;s closed during the work-week. ... The trail begins as an unpaved, very rough, 4WD road thata#39;s a continuation of the road you just drove up. ... Nearing 11a2 miles, you pass west of a brown cinder cone and soon curve around a pair of very large cairns, avoiding a collapsed but colorfulanbsp;...
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