Topics

Volcanic Eruptions
Restaurant at Big Island's Volcano House to reopen in stages after fire
Restaurant at Big Island's Volcano House to reopen in stages after fire

The main restaurant at a historic Big Island hotel in Hawaii Volcanoes National Park is expected to reopen in stages after a fire Tuesday that injured an employee. The fire in the kitchen at Volcano House, the only lodge within the park, was confined to a large grill, general manager David MacIlwraith said in an email. He said there was no structural damage. As the hotel awaits delivery of a replacement grill, the Rim restaurant, which overlooks the active Kilauea volcano, is scheduled to reopen Friday, but only for hotel guests. MacIlwraith said non-guests would be welcome as early as Tuesday. Uncle George’s, an adjacent lounge that also serves food, is expected to reopen...

Loading