Volcanoes not only created the amazing mountains, valleys and waterfalls of Hawaii, they also allowed magnificent tropical plants to flourish in the mineral-rich soil. On the Big Island of Hawaii, these fiery outcrops continue to work their magic: ... 

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Getting closed to the action

December 2014

We flew close to the steam vents of the Pu'u O'o Crater, and our pilot made sure both sides of the helicopter had their chance for a close look

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45-Minute Open-Door Volcanoes Helicopter Flight

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October 2012

After an AWESOME flight!

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Fire and Falls Helicopter Adventure from Hilo

Happy birds!

December 2014

Bruno and I and our pilot. We had a blast, thank you thank you!

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45-Minute Open-Door Volcanoes Helicopter Flight

Rainbow Fall

December 2014

Can also be accessed by road, but definitely enjoying the bird's view!

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45-Minute Open-Door Volcanoes Helicopter Flight

A long canyon

December 2014

offering other waterfalls opportunities

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45-Minute Open-Door Volcanoes Helicopter Flight

Waterfalls

December 2014

Not far from Hilo, on the return part of the trip

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45-Minute Open-Door Volcanoes Helicopter Flight

Mauna Kea Observatory

December 2014

In the distance. The joy of having a beautiful sunny day

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45-Minute Open-Door Volcanoes Helicopter Flight

Lava run

December 2014

layer over layer of lava

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45-Minute Open-Door Volcanoes Helicopter Flight

Pu'u O'o Crater

December 2014

Currently active and responsible for some of the latest lava breakout this year

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45-Minute Open-Door Volcanoes Helicopter Flight

June 2014 lava run

December 2014

Crossing across the landscape

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45-Minute Open-Door Volcanoes Helicopter Flight

Recent lava fields

December 2014

Part of the current June 2014 run, going through woods and culture.

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45-Minute Open-Door Volcanoes Helicopter Flight

Bruno having fun

December 2014

Enjoying his open door volcano helicopter ride!

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45-Minute Open-Door Volcanoes Helicopter Flight

Bruno taking action shots

December 2014

The open door is really great to get a full view

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45-Minute Open-Door Volcanoes Helicopter Flight

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