• Halema`uma`u Just Before Dawn

    Hawai'i Volcanoes

    National Park Hawai'i

‘Āhinahina (Mauna Loa silverswords)

silversword plant amongst the brush

Silverswords: Rarer than Diamonds

Silverswords | mp4 | QuickTime Version
Silverswords | m4v | iPod and Mobile Phone Version

Did You Know?

Baby Hawksbill Sea Turtle emerges from its nest.

The endangered Honu`ea (Hawksbill Sea Turtle) comes to shore on the main Hawaiian Islands to nest. They lay multiple nests throughout the season with an average of 175 eggs per nest. Only one in 5,000 hatchlings survives to adulthood.