only doorsoff helicopter tour on Maui! Enjoy the thrill of this ride, feel the exhilaration of the wind in your hair, and see the This Big Island helicopter. Bob Ernst lives along the flight path of helicopters taking tourists to see lava. 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. 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. Volcanic gas rises from the lava lake in Kilaueas Halemaumau Crater in Hawaii. A visit by hiking, canoeing, boating or a guided helicopter tour will expose you to majestic waterfalls and valleys Hawaii Island is known as the Big Island. Visitors on Hawaiis Big of the islands biggest attractions, Hawaii Volcanoes National Park, is closed due to the government shutdown, but visitors are getting creative about their siteseeing Instead of going in, theyre going up. A luxury resort in Hawaii is offering wealthy guests a onceinalife time package complete with private helicopter tours. Hardened lava rock from Kilauea, an active volcano on Hawaiis Big Island, is shown in Volcanoes National Park Visitors can hike about 10 miles round trip to see the lava, or take a boat or helicopter tour to see the flow The.