Hawai’i Volcanoes National Park is currently recovering from the 2018 eruption of Kīlauea volcano. Much of the park has re-opened, but several areas are still closed. Read more.

Pua Po’o is closed.


 Pua Po’o

Pua Po’o

This is an exception to the hikes on Big Island Hikes. Exploring Pua Po'o in Hawai'i Volcanoes National Park requires a Ranger-led guide, and the cost is $60 per person.

The hike begins inside Hawai'i Volcanoes National Park and travels to this pristine lava tube.

The Friends of Hawai'i Volcanoes National Park has a program called Wild Caves Exploration Institute that administers this unique program. Sign up at their website.

 A long exposure inside the lava tube

A long exposure inside the lava tube