Hawaii, the big island – Episode 55

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Hawaii, the big island - Amateur Traveler Episode 55

The Amateur traveler goes to the big island of Hawaii and sees: volcanoes, lava tubes, waterfalls, banyan trees, hot lava and all those state and national parks with unpronounceable Hawaiian names. The Big Island offers resorts but it also offers the ability to hike in a lava tube or to stand close enough to hot lava to touch it… which as it turns out is a very bad idea.


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Show Notes

Hawaii (the big island) Map
Hilo
Volcanos National Park
Kaumana Lava Tube
Mauna Loa Factory
Snorkel Bob’s
Akaka Falls
Billy Bob’s Park & Pork (may be closed)
Pu’uhonua o Honauna
Best Beaches
Pu’ukohola Heiau
Kaloko-Honokohau
Hawaiian Language Lessons
My Big Island Photos

Internet Resources

Solo cruising

Discussions

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by Chris Christensen

Chris Christensen is the creator of the Amateur Traveler blog and podcast, and a co-host for This Week in Travel podcast.

2 Responses to “Hawaii, the big island – Episode 55”

Paul

Says:

In case nobody has told you yet, it was a mongoose you saw running across the road, not a weasel. Although I agree the rock band name would sound better with weasel. :o)

Isabella

Says:

There are great Hawaii Travel packages. I think I have to try one this year.

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