Question - Tsunami Damage to Kona

We received the following question by email: Hi.  Coming to Hawaii in July 2011.  Spending most time on Kauai.  Would like to come to Kona and hike and see volcano/lava.  Was there any damage from storms that would prevent us from doing that in Kona? ------------------------------- Answer: Most of Kona is back to normal following the … [Read more...]

Big Island Tsunami Damage - Update 3/15/2011

The Big Island was hit by a tsunami on Friday, 3/11/2011, triggered by the massive 8.9 magnitude earthquake near the east coast of Honshu, Japan.  As of  3/15/2011, many parts of the Kohala, Kona, and South Kona coasts are still damaged.  Most major roads have been re-opened.  “We did see effects islandwide, but fortunately Puna, Hilo, … [Read more...]