2018 Volcano Eruptionmaukamakai

Information about the 2018 Eruption

We are open and operating tours safely.

All tours are operating in areas deemed safe by the national park and county government with the exception of our Lava Adventure and Puna Adventure until further notice.

It is safe to visit Hilo and Kona.

The active eruption is currently on the very eastern tip of Hawaii Island in the Puna District.  All eruption activity and evacuation areas are isolated to the community of Leilani Estates and the surrounding area (shown on map).

The Hawaii Tourism Authority has issued the following reference guides for visitor’s traveling to the island to answer questions about the current eruption and it’s location.

Kilauea Quick Facts and Island of Hawaii Infographic.

Hawaii Volcanoes National Park is open as of September 22, 2018!

The national park has partially reopened as of September 22, 2018.  Proposed tour itineraries are subject to change as public access is allowed.  For more information on the status of Hawaii Volcanoes National Park please visit:


For more about current eruption conditions and information, visit the Hawaii Volcanoes Observatory website.

We are closely monitoring ongoing volcanic activity and your safety is our top priority. Please understand that volcanic activity changes frequently and we reserve the right to adjust or cancel tours to ensure the safety of all our guests.
The 2018 eruption is located in isolated communities in lower Puna (shown above).