Waiakea Pond

Kilauea Volcano 1974

The largest natural lake on Hawaii’s Big Island is 25-acre Waiakea Pond. A lake this small would hardly rate notice in most states, but Hawaii’s mountainous geology and surrounding oceans leave little flat land for natural ponds to form. Waiakea…

Lake Waiau

Lakelubbers at Lake Waiau

[Full Again: Lake Waiau nearly disappeared, in a shrinking process that extended from 2010 – 2015 with no clear explanation. As of September 2015, it is again full.] Tiny Lake Waiau on Hawaii’s Big Island is one of the highest…