Hawaii Volcanoes National Park Warnings and Dangers

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    Caution sign
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  • Sign at Volcano National Park
    Sign at Volcano National Park
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  • A pair of Nene near one of the craters
    A pair of Nene near one of the craters
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Most Viewed Warnings and Dangers in Hawaii Volcanoes National Park

  • 1. Lava

    There are a number of dangers around any sort of lava. Obviously, you do not want to get to close to running lava and you absolutely must not touch it. For solidified lava, it is easy to break through...

  • 2. Volcanic Fume Vents

    We were warned in advance about the multiple dangers of the Hawaii Volcanoes National Park and especially the Halema'uma'u Overlook. You can geuss them: * Don't go to close to the rim, it's quite a...

  • 3. Rugged Cliffs - Pali

    The Hawaiians call them Pali. Scientists call them fault scarps. Most of us would call them cliffs. But by whatever name you call them, they can be deadly especially along the seacoast close to the...

  • 4. Physical Workout

    I'll add them all here. First and foremost bring a 1.5 liter bottle of water with you. You can buy it at any store you stop in to here so there isn't a shortage. I actually had to refill at a water...

  • 5. Nene Crossing

    Here is the Hawaiian goose. It is called the Nene (nay-nay) and is a close relative of the Canada goose. It so closely resembles them both in appearance and DNA...

  • 6. Reading a map

    Men Are from Mars, Women Are from Venus, the catchy title of the 1992 bestseller by John Gray, succinctly expresses an ancient dilemma. What--if anything--do...

  • 7. Warnings!

    One important rule in the park, and on the island as a whole: Please do not vandalize, deface, damage, or remove any park features, including plants, animals,...

  • 8. Chain of Craters Road - Be Careful

    The fairly steep descent of this winding road makes it hazardous to drive, especially under wet conditions. Please observe the speed limit, be careful of...

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