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Hilo Hawaii

After 6 days at sea we docked in Hilo, Hawaii on January 25, 2017. We were greeted in the terminal by a hula dancer. On this day we took a tour that explored some of the results of Kilauea Volcano’s repeated eruptions.  On our way to the first stop, Rainbow Falls, we stopped to see a rainbow that arched over Mauna Kea. From the falls we went to the most recent lava flow that had stopped just before it reached a small village. Then it was on to Lava Tree Park, to see the lava tree molds–formed when lava surrounds a tree, cools against it, then drains away. Our next stop was at Ahalanui...

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