The Big Island of Hawaii is renowned for its beautiful ocean waters and periodic high surf. Large waves can affect different sides of the island at various times of the year.
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A detailed look at all the events that have taken place so far, from the disappearance of the lava lake at Pu'u O'o, to the rare ash eruptions at Kilauea caldera and the fast-moving streams of lava from Fissure 20 that have reached the ocean.
The May 2018 Kilauea eruption is one of the most striking in recent decades, including several large earthquakes (including a 6.9 tremor - the largest in the state in over 42 years) which may indicate magma shifting beneath the ground.
The Big Island of Hawaii, due to its variable terrain and volcanic activity, is famous for its many shades of sand. The most unique beach on the island is Papakōlea Beach, also known as Green Sand Beach, located near the southern tip of the Big Island.