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Mauna Ulu - 4 Things to Know Before Visiting

Mauna Ulu, Hawaii 96778, USA


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About Mauna Ulu

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.

Attractions Near Mauna Ulu

Hawaiʻi Volcanoes National Park
Hawaiʻi Volcanoes National Park10.88km from Mauna Ulu

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.

Lava Tree State Monument
Lava Tree State Monument33.91km from Mauna Ulu

This is a public park in the island of Hawaii which preserves lava molds of the tree trunks that were formed when a lava flow swept through a forested area in 1790.

Panaewa Rainforest Zoo
Panaewa Rainforest Zoo34.58km from Mauna Ulu

This is a small zoo which was located inside a rainforest that has an area of 12 acres and it has more than 80 species of animals on display, and the grounds feature more than 40 different species of plants, flowers, and trees.

Imiloa Astronomy Center
Imiloa Astronomy Center38.95km from Mauna Ulu

This is an astronomy and culture education center located in Hilo, Hawaii. It features exhibits and shows dealing with Hawaiian culture and history, astronomy, and the overlap between the two. It also includes a 120-seat planetarium, which features a fulldome video projection system.

Rainbow Falls
Rainbow Falls40.35km from Mauna Ulu

A beautiful 80 m Height waterfalls which was part of the Hawaii state parks. At this falls Falls, the Wailuku River rushes into a large pool below and the pool is surrounded by lush greenery and it gives a stunning view of the waterfall.

Punaluʻu Beach
Punaluʻu Beach40.96km from Mauna Ulu

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.

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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.