• Halema`uma`u Just Before Dawn

    Hawai'i Volcanoes

    National Park Hawai'i

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?

Lei made of `a`ali`i and native ferns.

`A`ali`i (Dodonaea viscosa) is an important shrub with many traditional Hawaiian uses. Its hard and durable wood makes a fine spear. Seed pods are fashioned into beautiful lei, while its red capsules can be boiled to make dye.