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Dancers perform during a Luau at the Big Island's Waikaloa BayLuau DancerFire EaterLava meets the ocean, creating a dramatic evening scene.Lava from Kilauea Volcano flows to the sea via an underground lava tube.Cooling lava settles in a crater as Kilauea steams in the background.Visitors observe the dramatic landscape created by multiple volcanic eruptions.Visitors to Volcanos National Park can explore one of the many lava tubes.OfferingDramatic cliffs at South Point, the southernmost point of the United States - on the Big Island.A school bus returns from remote South Point.Agapanthus bloom at the Ana Ranch on the Big Island.The eastern side of Hawaii's islands is generally wetter, and dominated by lush vegetation.A bamboo forest near Akaka Falls on the Big Island.Akaka FallsYoung lovers enjoy a tidal pool at the black sand Kehena Beach.The Big Island's Kona Coast is perfect for snorkeling and sunbathing.Historic carvings greet visitors at Puʻuhonua o Hōnaunau National Historical Park.On route to Kohala, on the Big Island.The valley atop Haleakala, a 10,000 foot volcano on Maui.