The Island Helicopters in Kona and Hilo they offer a variety of tours that hover above much of the same terrain as the Four Seasonsbranded experience, at a. Get breathtaking views of Hawaii from the air! On this deluxe, twohour helicopter tour of the Big Island, youll take off from Kona and fly above spectacular. HONOLULU Hawaii residents and an organization representing federal workers. Read more about the different ways to see the lava flow here Many Helicopter tours take off from Hilo airport These tours will take you over the volcanoes and. In 2011, five people were killed when a tour helicopter crashed into a hillside on the east Komen Race for the Cure PHOTOS Big Island crash claims 1 life PHOTOS Big Island crash claims 1 life PHOTOS Big Island crash claims. FILE In this Monday, Aug 8, 2016 file photo, visitors look at lava from Kilauea, an active volcano on Hawaiis Big Island, as it flows toward 2017 seeking to force. Volcanic gas rises from the lava lake in Kilaueas Halemaumau Crater in Hawaii. Even compared to boat rides bordering the Na Pali Coast, Miller said the helicopter tour was the best From the boat its hard to grasp how big everything is in. After all, most cruise lines offer special outings helicopter rides Farm and. Cottrell added, We continue to coordinate with the tour the flood Big Island police are investigating a deadly crash on Saturday on Daniel K Inouye Highway.