April 22, 2014 - Temporary Closure of Mauna Loa Strip Road
During the week of the 51st Annual Merrie Monarch Festival in Hilo, Hawaii, travel on the Mauna Loa Strip Road in Hawai‘i Volcanoes National Park will be restricted to hiking, biking and official motor vehicle traffic only. More »
Kahuku Forest Restoration Time Lapse
This time lapse slideshow represents Kahuku exclosure area T2 that was treated with herbicide ( see http://www.nps.gov/havo/naturescience/experimental-exclosures.htm ). The slides are of the same spot from 2006 to 2011.
Did You Know?
The `ohi`a lehua (Metrosideros polymorpha) is a pioneer plant on new lava and a dominant tree in most mature Hawaiian forests. Honeycreepers, like the `apapane and `amakihi, are often seen sipping sweet nectar from its flowers. More...