3 Quick Facts About The Big Island of Hawaii

3 Quick Facts About The Big Island of Hawaii

October 01, 2019

...Know These Before You Travel To Hawaii...

 1. The Big Island Is Big

Big Island Hawaii Map

The Big Island of Hawaii is larger than all of the other islands combined. It is 95 miles long, 80 miles wide and a total of 4,038 square miles and it is still growing due to the constant lava flow from Kilauea. 
 

2. Mama Pele Is Still Going Strong

Hawaii Volcano LavaPele is the Hawaiian Goddess of Volcanoes, and the The Big Island was created from 5 different volcanoes. The five volcanoes are Mauna Kea, Mauna Loa, Kilauea, Hualalai and Kohala.

Kilauea is one of the most active volcanoes in the world. It has been active for over 600,000 years. Lava has been flowing from Kilauea to the ocean daily since 1983.

3. How Do You Like Your Climate?

Akaka Falls HawaiiThere are 13 different climate zones in the world.  Each climate zone has it’s own unique ecosystem.

The Big Island has 11 of the 13 climate zones, on the island itself.  Take your pick of how you like it.

The only two climate zones that are not found on The Big Island are the Arctic climate zone and the Sahara climate zone.




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