The official release of the new Hawaii Volcanoes National Park quarter was on August 29, 2012 near Kilauea, the Big Island Volcano depicted on the coin. This year, the World Heritage Program, which is operated by the United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO), is marking its 40th anniversary. It designated Volcanoes National Park […]
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Coffee is grown on almost all the Hawaiian Islands, with many farms dating back to the 1800′s. This photo I took of ripening cherries on a coffee shrub was right off the highway going holo holo circling the island along the Kona mountain slopes. Many farms are still owned by 5th […]
It was a beautiful, clear summer morning for the annual Volcano Rain Forest Run. Views of Mauna Loa (active volcano) and the surrounding rainforest was enjoyed by the runners. Brown, our young guest at the Teapot Cottage, 9 yrs old came in 2nd in his 9-13 yrs division and 29th overall out of 281 runners. […]
Treat Yourself to a Teapot Getaway, Fall under the spell of this enchanting turn-of-the-century vacation rental cottage in the heart of Volcano Village, on the Big Island of Hawaii.