The Mesmerizing Footage That Shows Hawaii Like You’ve Never Seen It Before

Not only is Hawaii Island home to one of the world’s most active volcanoes and eight of the earth’s 13 distinct climate zones, but it is one of the most ecologically diverse places in America and the largest of Hawaii’s islands: all facts that are beautifully displayed in this mesmerizing footage compiled and uploaded by Vimeo user Givot. From the red-hot lava of Kilauea Volcano within Hawaii Volcanoes National Park and South Point to Waipio Valley, Rainbow Falls, and Mauna Kea Observatories, this jaw-dropping footage shows us Hawaii Island like never before. But don’t take our word for it: watch this awe-inspiring footage for yourself.

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