The sign that welcomed us to Hilo on the Big Island (Hawaii)

The view out our ship window of the big volcano on Hawaii. The orange thing is the top of one of the rescue boats.

The Hilo harbor

Our first stop on the Hilo tour was a macadamia nut farm and factory, chocolate covered! mmmmm!

Next stop was this crater in the volcano national park

A caldera can have several volcano craters in it!

one of the craters in the caldera

A couple of tourists we saw there.

entrance to the lava tube, these are all over the island

roots inside the lava tube from the trees above


here we are at the falls

this Hawaiin king conquered
 all the island except Kauai

a map of the big island

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