• Halema`uma`u Just Before Dawn

    Hawai'i Volcanoes

    National Park Hawai'i

Goats in Hawai‘i Volcanoes National Park

Goats at Hilina Pali

Goats at Hilina Pali

A Story to be Remembered (pdf-2.16MB)

By W. Edwin (Ed) Bonsey,
Volunteer, National Park Service

Did You Know?

`a`a flowing over an older flow of pahoehoe.

The two types of Hawaiian lava differ in appearance but are chemically alike. Pahoehoe has a smoother and ropey surface where a`a is jagged and clinkery.