Stay after dark to see the volcanic glow.
Be sure to check out the seismograph (sp?) machine that you can affect by stomping on the ground. Totally awesome!
Plume is red at night
Very windy and cold the night we went to see the glow. Dress in layers and bring a flashlight. Viewing area open 24 hours a day.
Stay until dark to see the glow of molten lava in the crater.
Park rangers very helpful- ask them lots of questions!
So much info. Beautiful view
You can't touch this. But you can enjoy the lava's red glow natural live show here from dusk till dawn. Just beware of rad tourists trying to block first row spots. And bring everything you can wear.
Make sure you stay till dark so you can see the lava glow. It's AMAZING!
It's not about Mick.
Definitely get here after dark to see the glow!
Be sure to check this out at night. Museum is closed but the view is amazing.
In the gift shop, they sell guides to 4 popular trails ($2 each or all 4 for $7). Well worth buying, as there's a lot of neat info & history in them, even if you're not actually gonna do the hikes!
Come at night to see the volcano glow.
Bring something warm for sure if you're staying until dark to see the lava glow!
Gipsy Danger saved us all.
You should definitely visit at sunset. Went during Spring Break and the temperatures were in the 50s - dress warmly.
Beautiful sunset - make sure to stay to see the glow from Halema’uma’u lava lake!
They have cancellation stamp for your passport book here as well!
If you are hungry, and are here on Friday night. Try the lu'au buffet at Crater Rim Cafe. It's at KMC, and a fun experience.
Come or stay until night fall for the best views
Come back to see the lava glow at night, but don't forget a light jacket and a tripod