Come enjoy an evening of Hawaiian music through the sweet voice of Kai Ho‘opi‘i, who shares the music of his ‘ohana from Kahakuloa, Maui. Kai is a winner of the Aloha Festivals Hawaiian falsetto signing contest. Part of Hawai‘i Volcanoes’ ongoing Nā Leo Manu “Heavenly Voices” presentations. Free.
When: Wed., May 20 from 6:30 to 8 p.m.
Where: Kīlauea Visitor Center Auditorium
As you plan your day to visit the National Park, make sure you pack your water. The cool temps. at the Park may be deceiving. You will be walking quite a bit, especially with the crowds flocking to the overlook, a must see, but stay hydrated and enjoy the Big Island,
Palm Trail is a moderately difficult 2.6-mile loop traversing scenic pastures along an ancient cinder cone, with some of the best panoramic views Kahuku has to offer. Highlights include relics of the ranching era, sections of remnant native forest and amazing volcanic features from the 1868 eruptive fissures. A guided hike of Palm Trail is offered April 19, May 3, and June 14 from 9:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. Enter the Kahuku unit of Hawai‘i Volcanoes National Park on the mauka (inland) side of Highway 11 near mile marker 70.5, and meet near the parking area. Sturdy footwear, water, raingear, sun protection, and a snack are recommended.