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kapohokine-final-logo The Hawaiian Archipelago is well regarded as one of the most beautiful locations in the world, and for good reason. From the sheer cliffs and deep chasms of Kauai to the fiery flanks of the…

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Lava Flow and Pahoa Town

PahoaJune27flow Nearly 31 years ago, the Big Island of Hawaii changed entirely. The Pu’u O’o Vent, now a significant part of the complex plumbing system that defines the Kilauea Volcano, was born under fire…

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Birth of Pu`u O`o and the Loss of Kalapana

As lava approaches Pahoa-town for the second time in as many months, Eric Leifer looks back at other communities which faced a similar threat from Kilauea volcano. The Big Island of Hawaii is a place of ancient myths and old legends, of powerful spirits and clashing gods, of great heros and evil demons. For the…

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