16 Amazing Photos That Will Make You Wonder Why You Haven't Visited Hawaii Yet Hawaii Photo + Video + Film by Henry Do May 31, 2017 THE HAWAIIAN Islands were formed millions of years ago by volcanoes, some of which are still active today. Here are images that will lure you to Hawaii to see for yourself. 1This is the Kilauea volcano, the biggest volcano in Hawaii and the most active in the world. It has been erupting non-stop since 1983.2The view from the top of Kilauea. The lava flow inside the crater forms eerie shapes.3This gigantic lava flow is in Hawaii Volcanoes National Park. To get to the lava flow area, you hike six miles from the main entrance - and you'll need a permit to enter the park.Intermission4Hot underground lava spills into the Pacific Ocean, where the cold ocean instantly cools the lava and creates a huge smoke and steam cloud that can be seen from miles away.5Pololu Valley from the air.6The lush green mountainsides of Kauai Island from the air.7 Na Pali Coast on Kauai Island. The two beaches below are only accessible by boat or air.Intermission8The beautiful town of Wainiha, just north of Na Pali Coast in Kauai.9Kauai island is filled with waterfalls.10Ewa Beach on the island of Oahu, next to one of the most beautiful coastlines in the world.11The upper west side of Oahu is far away from the busy tourist area and mostly occupied by locals.Intermission12A glorious sunset at the upper west side of Oahu, near Makaha.13Oahu is home to the most popular surfing beach in the world - the North Shore's Banzai Pipeline.14The Haiku Stairs, aka Stairway to Heaven, has almost four thousand steps and it usually takes about three hours to get to the top. It is illegal to climb the Stairs.15The view on top of the Haiku Stairs is beyond belief.16It took ten years to build the H3 highway on Oahu. After a rainy day, drivers can see ephemeral waterfalls on the mountains on both sides.