Hawaii, the big island – Episode 55

categories: USA Travel

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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Hawaii (the big island) Map
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
Hawaiian Language Lessons

Internet Resources

Solo cruising


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by Chris Christensen

I am the host of the Amateur Traveler. The Amateur Traveler is an online travel show that focuses primarily on travel destinations and what are the best places to travel to. It includes both a weekly audio podcast, a video podcast, and a blog.

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



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)



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

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