Nestled in the lush, cool rainforest, at almost 4,000 feet elevation, the Volcano community is a hotbed of arts and recreation activities. About 2,700 people call Volcano Village and surrounding subdivisions of Volcano Golf & Country Club, Cymbidium Acres, Volcano Farm Lots, Mauna Loa Estates, Ohia Estates, Royal Hawaiian Estates, and Hawaiian Orchid Isle Estates home. There is much to do for these lucky residents, as well as the many, many visitors to the area each year. Here is a… Read More
On the Big Island of Hawaii today the air is sweet with fragrances of the many flowers that have been being picked and strung for lei in celebration of May Day, Hawaii style. When given a lei in Hawaii it is a symbol of affection. Thus, May Day in Hawaii is a day filled with the spirit of Aloha as family and friends alike bestow their beautiful fresh flower lei upon one another. Many businesses, hotels and visitor attractions offer… Read More
The exhibit, which features gourds decorated with pyrography and fiber by Jelena as well as ipu heke and umeke by Kalim Smith, is open daily from 9 am to 5 pm through April 22.
When we moved to Volcano a couple of months ago, we were familiar enough with the community to know we looked forward to this new adventure. After all, my son and his family live here–what’s not to look forward to? What I couldn’t have anticipated was what a vibrant community it is.