Islands - Hawaii (Big Island), North Pacific

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Visited: Late April

An open geology textbook, and still being written, with weird and wonderful volcanic landscapes. There are well-developed hiking trails, all the more thought-provoking when you realise that the thin crust of kilauea crater was molten lava just a generation ago.
Hawaii (Big Island) - North Pacific
Mauna Kea and aa lava from Puu Huluhulu, Hawaii Volcanoes NP, Big Island, Hawaii, USA, 25-Apr-97, H26

Cinder cones and Saddle Road from Puu Huluhulu, Hawaii Volcanoes NP, Big Island, Hawaii, USA, 25-Apr-97, H31

View from summit of Mauna Kea, Hawaii Volcanoes NP, Big Island, Hawaii, USA, 25-Apr-97, H35

Akaka Falls, Hamakua Coast, Big Island, Hawaii, USA, 24-Apr-97, H10

Waipio Valley from lookout, Big Island, Hawaii, USA, 24-Apr-97, H13

Cinder cones near Mauna Kea summit, Hawaii Volcanoes NP, Big Island, Hawaii, USA, 25-Apr-97, H42

Pahoehoe and Ohia Lehua, Kau desert, Hawaii Volcanoes NP, Big Island, Hawaii, USA, 28-Apr-97, H73

Kilauea Caldera and Halema'uma'u Crater from Jaggar Museum, Hawaii Volcanoes NP, Big Island, Hawaii, USA, 28-Apr-97, H75

Waipio Beach, Hamakua Coast, Big Island, Hawaii, USA, 24-Apr-97, H18

Palmtree sunset from Arnott's Lodge, Hilo, Big Island, Hawaii, USA, 24-Apr-97, H24

End of Chain of Craters Road, Hawaii Volcanoes NP, Big Island, Hawaii, USA, 28-Apr-97, H86

Mauna Ulu aa and pahoehoe, Hawaii Volcanoes NP, Big Island, Hawaii, USA, 28-Apr-97, H87

Kilauea Iki Crater from overlook, Hawaii Volcanoes NP, Big Island, Hawaii, USA, 28-Apr-97, H88

Pu'u Pua'i from Devastation Trial, Devastation Trail (T), Hawaii Volcanoes NP, Big Island, Hawaii, USA, 29-Apr-97, H96

Hiilawe and Hakalaoa Falls, Waipio Valley, Big Island, Hawaii, USA, 24-Apr-97, H23

Mauna Lani resort golf course, North Kona, Big Island, Hawaii, USA, 26-Apr-97, H55

Kilauea Iki Crater from end of Devastation Trial, Devastation Trail (T), Hawaii Volcanoes NP, Big Island, Hawaii, USA, 29-Apr-97, H97

Kilauea Iki Crater, Kilauea Caldera and Halema'uma'u Crater, Devastation Trail (T), Hawaii Volcanoes NP, Big Island, Hawaii, USA, 29-Apr-97, H98

Kilauea Iki Crater and Pu'u Pua'i from Kilauea Iki Trail, Kilauea Caldera (T), Hawaii Volcanoes NP, Big Island, Hawaii, USA, 29-Apr-97, HP8

Lava flow from Puu Oo, East Rift Zone, Hawaii Volcanoes NP, Big Island, Hawaii, USA, 30-Apr-97, H105

Kiholo Bay, North Kona, Big Island, Hawaii, USA, 26-Apr-97, H56

Sunset from Puuhonua O Honaunau (Place of Refuge), South Kona, Big Island, Hawaii, USA, 26-Apr-97, H62

Puu Oo vent, East Rift Zone, Hawaii Volcanoes NP, Big Island, Hawaii, USA, 30-Apr-97, H108

Observatories, Mauna Kea, Hawaii Volcanoes NP, Big Island, Hawaii, USA, 25-Apr-97, H44