Big Island of Hawaii. Famous for the active Kilauea volcano, Hawaiiâ€™s Big Island is home to a list of fascinating anomalies. Eleven different climate zones generate everything from lush rain forests to arid deserts, black sand beaches to snow-capped mountaintops. The Big Island is Hawaiiâ€™s biggest playground. Try using Hawaii The Big Island Revealed - The Ultimate Guidebook as a guide visiting different locations here.