New Volcano Art Center gallery announced in Volcano Village

Welcome to the new Rainforest Gallery at Niaulani

VOLCANO, Hawaii: The Volcano Art Center is “calling all artists!” for its second gallery in Volcano. The new gallery will be outside the national park, where the original gallery still resides, at Niaulani. Volcano Art Center (VAC) is pleased to announce the grand opening of a second gallery location in Volcano Village. The Volcano Art […]

VIDEO: Sen. Gil Kahele kicks off talk stories in Volcano

Video by David Corrigan | Voice of Tim Bryan VOLCANO VILLAGE, Hawaii: Senator Gil Kahele held a talk story in Volcano Village on Wednesday, the first of five planned for around senate district 2. The freshman State Senator, appointed to the position by Governor Neil Abercrombie when former senator Russel Kokobun resigned, is using these […]

Volcano update: Will district changes align with Puna or Ka’u?

Produced by David Corrigan and Tim Bryan IN THIS UPDATE: Volcano area redistricting (Part 1), Kilauea eruption update VOLCANO VILLAGE, Hawaii: With the 2010 Census all completed, its time to redraw the lines on the Big Island. Population shifts will dictate that district boundary lines will move, and to oversee the process, a Hawaii County […]

Volcano update: Rainforest Run keeps tradition going


Produced by David Corrigan and Tim Bryan IN THIS UPDATE: Saturday’s Rainforest Run and results, Kilauea eruption update VOLCANO VILLAGE, Hawaii: On Saturday, there was a big turnout for the 2nd Annual Rain Forest Run through Volcano Village. Former Mayor Harry Kim had the honor of kicking off the half-marathon shortly after sunrise. The event, […]

VIDEO: Volcano Village 4th of July parade

Video by Tim Bryan | Voice of Stephanie Salazar Volcano Village celebrated the 4th of July with its traditional Independence Day parade. The Volcano Community Association says the parade gets bigger every year. The eclectic march began at the Volcano Post Office and proceeded for one half mile along Old Volcano Road to the Cooper […]

VIDEO: Possible Kilauea volcano “surge” deadly threat, historically


Video by David Corrigan | Voice of Tim Bryan Kilauea Volcano has been a relatively peaceful spectacle on Hawaii Island… allowing tourists and scientists to get close to the geological show with minimal danger. But Hawaiian Volcano Observatory scientists, like Don Swanson, believe Kilauea may be giving everyone the wrong impression. Swanson presented the evidence to […]

VIDEO: 2010 census shows pop. percentage jumps in Volcano

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By Tim Bryan As expected, the 2010 census revealed tremendous population growth in the Puna area, including some growing Volcano area subdivisions. Hawaii Island led all other islands in population growth by percentage (25%), and the one district that led all others within the county was Puna. While Hawaiian Paradise Park got a lot of […]

VIDEO: Volcano Biosphere Reserve plan vetted in community

Biosphere Buffer Reserve Zone

By Tim Bryan The proposed Biosphere Reserve Buffer Zone is being vetted through out the community right now. The biosphere buffer zone is mentioned as a land management priority in the Puna Community Development plan, which includes the area of Volcano Village. Hawaii Volcanoes National Park has been recognized as an International Biosphere Reserve and […]

VIDEO: Tense meeting debates fate of Volcano Skate Park

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Video by David Corrigan | Voice of Tim Bryan Skate Park will remain closed, but there’s hope if community can pull together It was at times a tense meeting at the Cooper Center in Volcano Village on Monday night, as the local community came out in droves to voice their opinion on the fate of […]