April 10, 2008. On Tuesday a reversal of the normal tradewind pattern brought a cloud of volcanic gas (“vog” = volcanic smog) into portions of Hawaii Volcanoes National Park normally open to visitors. The Park was quickly shut down, and some two thousand visitors were quickly ushered out of the area. The Park remained closed […]
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April 10th, 2008 · Comments Off on Vog Closes Volcano Park · Big Island Travel
March 30th, 2008 · Comments Off on Aloha Airlines Shutdown! · Big Island Travel
March 30, 2008. All Hawaii travelers take note: Aloha Airlines just announced they’re going out of the passenger travel business as of…tomorrow. Purchased Aloha Airlines tickets after March 31, 2008, will not be honored.