Top things to do in Volcano

Top Choice Modern American in Volcano

ʻŌhelo Café

Finally, foodies have a reason to linger in Volcano. Combining local flavors with international flare, the portions here may be small, but the execution is spot on. Don't miss the cauliflower appetizer, and the thin…
Top Choice Gallery in Volcano

Niaulani Campus

On the edge of an old-grown ohia forest, this campus of the main Volcano Art Center gallery in Hawaiʻi Volcanoes National Park showcases spillover and related exhibits unencumbered by the park’s thematic requirement…
Top Choice Thai in Volcano

Thai Thai Restaurant

Authentically flavored and well portioned if somewhat overpriced (and splitting a plate will cost you a $6 surcharge). The chefs recognize that good Thai food doesn't have to set your tongue on fire – unless you're …
Top Choice Market in Volcano

Volcano Farmers Market

The whole community comes out to this weekly market to buy farm-fresh produce, flowers, local crafts and more.
Gallery in Volcano

Volcano Garden Arts

Do your Big Island art shopping at this gallery and studio in the fern forest. Walls and tables overflow with paintings, handicrafts and jewelry produced by dozens of regional creatives. The space is surrounded by q…
International in Volcano

Kilauea Lodge Restaurant

Volcano's venerable high-end kitchen puts out a daily-changing dinner menu offering an eclectic mix of fresh local seafood, steak, pasta and European continental classics like duck à l'orange. Hardwood floors, a hug…
Sandwiches in Volcano

Eagle’s Lighthouse Café

Fresh and hearty sandwiches, salads and grab-and-go wraps are served out of a small kitchen fronted by picnic tables serenaded by nonstop contemporary Christian music. The breakfast bowl is a filling prehike option,…
Gallery in Volcano

2400 Fahrenheit

Michael and Misato Mortara form hot glass into sculptures and vessels as complex and beautiful as the Big Island. Visit in the morning, or just after lunch for your best chance of seeing the action. Turn off Hwy 11 …
Thai in Volcano

Tuk Tuk Thai Truck

Heaping piles of pad thai and a veritable river of savory curry pour out of this local's favorite lunch spot. Seating is limited to a nearby picnic table, so take it with you to one of the park's scenic overlooks – …
Art in Volcano

Volcano Village Artists Hui

Tour pottery, fiber work, wood sculpture, ceramics, woodblock prints, glass blowing and photography studios over a three-day weekend in late November. There's no better time to visit Volcano.