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Mauna Loa

Mauna Loa, South Kona, HI 96785, USA

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About Mauna Loa

The largest volcano on the earth. It is one of the five volcanoes that form the island of Hawaii. This is the largest subaerial volcano in both mass and volume.



Attractions near Mauna Loa

Hawaiʻi Volcanoes National Park32.38km from Mauna Loa

This is an American national park which was located on the island of Hawaii. It comprises two active volcanoes  Kīlauea, one of the world's most active volcanoes, and Mauna Loa, the world's most massive shield volcano. For visitors, the park offers dramatic volcanic landscapes, as well as glimpses of rare flora and fauna and so more.

Kealakekua Bay34.99km from Mauna Loa

Kealakekua Bay is an important historic location because it marks the site where the first westerner, Captain James Cook, landed on Hawaii island. Now this place is a famous tourist attraction and it is a perfect destination for scuba diving and kayaking and snorkeling.

Punaluʻu Beach38.51km from Mauna Loa

This is a beach on the big island of Hawaii. The beach has black sand made of basalt and created by lava flowing into the ocean which explodes as it reaches the ocean and cools.   Punaluʻu is frequented by endangered hawksbill and green turtles, which can often be seen basking on the black sand. It is one of the major tourist attractions in Hawaii.

Mauna Kea40.87km from Mauna Loa

This is a dormant volcano and the highest point in the island of Hawaii. Mauna Kea is the tallest mountain in the world. Trekkerrs and adventure lovers can explore this area.

Mauna Ulu42.67km from Mauna Loa

This is a volcanic cone that was situated at the eastern rift zone of the Kīlauea volcano. It falls within the bounds of Hawaiʻi Volcanoes National Park. Mauna Ulu was in a state of the eruption from May 1969 to July 1974.

Mokuaikaua Church46.01km from Mauna Loa

Located on the big island of Hawaii. This was Hawaii's first Christian church. Founded by missionaries who came from Boston.

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Hawaiʻi County is a county in the U.S. state of Hawaii in the Hawaiian Islands. County which was floursihed with natural beauty and so many other places.