Kalapana Tourism

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Kalapana is a town and region in the Puna District on the Island of Hawaiʻi in the Hawaiian Islands and can be reached either by Hawaii Route 130 from Pāhoa or by Hawaii Route 137. In 1986, lava flows from the Kupaianaha vent of Kīlauea destroyed and partly buried most of the town, as well as Kalapana Gardens and nearby Royal Gardens subdivisions. The lava flow that destroyed Kalapana erupted from the southeast rift zone of Kīlauea. Along with the destruction of Kalapana were those of the nearby town of Kaimū and Kaimū Bay, both of which now lie buried beneath more than 50 feet of lava. The lava flow also created a new coastline. Although most access to the town has been cut off, a few people still live there, but mostly need to get in and out by 4-wheel drive vehicles. In July 2010, lava from Kīlauea continued into the Kalapana region destroying a home that was only 5 years old, leaving 35 homes remaining in the Kalapana Gardens Subdivision. The latest flow partly covered the 1986–1992 flow field again, while attracting thousands of visitors a day.

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This warm abode of Kalapana is a delightful place to visit in United States. This city is located in the close proximity of a major city Kailua-kona, United States. Take a short trip from Kalapana and set some time aside to explore the Kailua-kona. Dotted with places like Mauna Kea Summit, Saddle Road, Kona Brewing Company; it will definitely be a good idea. Tour packages of Kalapana are of 1 to 2 days duration.

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Facts and Stats for Kalapana*

  • Pollution Statistics in Kalapana

    Know the pollution level of Kalapana before you plan your visit.

    • Air Pollution 15.63 (Very Low)
    • Water Pollution 37.5 (Low)
    • Noise and Light Pollution 12.5 (Very Low)
    • Unattended dirt and garbage 50 (Moderate)
    • Drinking Water Pollution and Inaccessibility 25 (Low)
    • Dissatisfaction with Garbage Disposal 62.5 (High)
    • Dissatisfaction to Spend Time in the City 15 (Very Low)
    • Dissatisfaction with Green zones and parks 12.5 (Very Low)
  • Kalapana: Crime and Safety

    How safe is Kalapana for tourists? Understand risks and safety concerns that can hamper your travel experience in Kalapana.

    • Burglary and Theft 42.86 (Moderate)
    • Mugging and Robbery 17.86 (Very Low)
    • Assault and Armed Robbery 32.14 (Low)
    • Corruption and Bribery 28.57 (Low)
    • Car Stealing 46.43 (Moderate)
    • Robbery of Car belongings 57.14 (Moderate)
    • Attacks 21.43 (Low)
    • Drug offense 71.43 (High)
    • Safety walking alone during daylight 85.71 (Very High)
    • Safety walking alone during night 46.43 (Moderate)
    • Insulting and offensive behaviour 29.17 (Low)
    • Hate crime due to Racism, Religion, ethnic origin 25 (Low)
    • Property crimes and Vandalism 60.71 (High)
  • Living in Kalapana - Quality of Life

    • Safety Index 58.89 (Moderate)
    • Climate Index 96.65 (Very High)
    • Pollution Index 27.72 (Low)
    • Cost of Living Index 84.01 (Moderate)
    • Health Care Index 44.44 (Moderate)
    • Property Price to Income Ratio 3.17 (Very Low)
    • Purchasing Power Index 75.62 (Moderate)
    • Indices such as Quality of life, Climate & Healthcare index are good to be high whereas others such as Property price, Traffic & Cost of living Index are good to be low.

  • Cost for Essentials in Kalapana

    Here's how much it will cost to shop in Kalapana

    • Local calling per minute on Prepaid mobile 0.1 USD
    • International Movie per seat 11 USD
    • Summer clothing in a chain store 35 USD
    • Pair of Basic Nike Shoes 66 USD
    • Pair of Basic Levis Jeans 35 USD

*Stats and figures mentioned are crowd-sourced ​and subjected to change without notice.

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