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Volcanoes National Park on the Big Island of Hawaii: a Travel Guide

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What does the Big Island of Hawaii have that no other Hawaiian island can claim?  The world’s youngest volcano, a record that seems fitting for the most recently added state in a young country. Kilauea Volcano is one of the world’s most active volcanoes.  Its name even means “spewing” or “much spreading” in Hawaiian.  And so, visitors …

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The Cheapest Luau on Hawaii

Cheesy as it may be, attending a luau on my Hawaiian vacation was on my bucket list.  Unfortunately, it didn’t take long for me to realize that I had picked the wrong island: every luau on the Big Island received average reviews at best.  I wasn’t about to pay $100 for a less-than-stellar experience so I started …

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In Search of Manta Rays in Hawaii

Near Kona, on the Big Island of Hawaii, are two very famous dive sites known for being the world’s most reliable place to see manta rays.  As the story goes, a hotel discovered that the spotlights it beamed into the ocean at night attracted a gathering of manta rays and soon afterwards, started offering trips …

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