Also known as the Big Island, the Island of Hawaii has three active volcanoes (one currently erupting), the world’s tallest mountain (if measured from its base), and the third wettest city in the U.S.

Rainbow Falls

Rainbow Falls

Waiakea Pond, Hilo, Island of Hawaii (Big Island)

Waiakea Pond, Hilo, Island of Hawaii (Big Island)

Waiakea Pond, Hilo, Island of Hawaii (Big Island)

Waiakea Pond, Hilo, Island of Hawaii (Big Island)

Waiakea Pond, Hilo, Island of Hawaii (Big Island)

Waiakea Pond, Hilo, Island of Hawaii (Big Island)

Mauna Kea, Island of Hawaii (Big Island)

Mauna Kea, Island of Hawaii (Big Island)

Mauna Kea Volcano, Island of Hawaii (Big Island)

Mauna Kea Volcano, Island of Hawaii (Big Island)

Pohakuloa, Island of Hawaii (Big Island)

Pohakuloa, Island of Hawaii (Big Island)

Haupuna Beach, Island of Hawaii (Big Island)

Haupuna Beach, Island of Hawaii (Big Island)