Open at Last - and they loved it!
Jana in Lava Tube Opening Day
Grand Opening crowded in to see
First kid down the Lava Tube w/Jana
Kahu Puna Dawson offers blessing
Steve Dubey and keiki
Kimie, Director Susan Little, Jana
Kimie singing pule (prayer) blessing
The Water Cycle Wall Ball Drop
From atop at Wai'ale'ale, one of the wettest places on Earth, kids drop balls that fall through waterfalls into rivers, into reservoirs, into streams, ponds, and eventually into the ocean.
Ooozing down the Lava Tube Slide
From the atop Wai'ale'ale, kids could time travel back 5 million years through a Lava Tube slide and be spit out in ancient Kauai.
Climbing "Hot" Lava Wall
Kids could climb up the "hot lava" wall to the top of the volcano. On the side of the wall, they could touch chunks of lava rock called "pohoehoe".
Calcite Crystal Cave Exploration
Kauai's limestone and calcite form on the south shore to make calcite crystals.
Look Mom, I'm a Goat!
Peek through the wild goat from atop Koke'e State Park in Waimea Canyon.
Inside the Calcite Crystal Cave
Here, kids could crawl into the cave, touch the real crystals and even see pictures of the endangered Wolf Spider, also known as the Big Eyed, No Eyed Spider that is only found on Kauai.
The Lave Tube spits out kid hot kids
Families love the Water Cycle Wall
Who, Who, Who is that??
Jeb's in the fern box!