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    Hawai'i Volcanoes

    National Park Hawai'i

Napau Fire 2011

The Napau Fire was sparked by the Kamoamoa Fissure Eruption of Kilauea, March 5, 2011. Located approximately seven miles southeast of Kilauea Visitor Center, in a remote area of the park, the wildfire continues. Use the links below for daily updates on conditions.

March 27, 2011 Napau Fire 2011 - Update #8
March 25, 2011 Napau Fire 2011 - Update #7
March 24, 2011 Napau Fire 2011 - Update #6
March 23, 2011 Napau Fire 2011 - Update #5
March 22, 2011 Napau Fire 2011 - Update #4
March 21, 2011 Napau Fire 2011 - Update #3
March 20, 2011 Napau Fire 2011 - Update #2
March 18, 2011 Napau Fire 2011 - Update #1


 
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Map of the Napau Fire as of March 24, 2011
NPS map by David Benitez

Did You Know?

Glowing, reddish-orange lava flowing on the surface at Hawai`i Volcanoes National Park

Kīlauea Volcano has erupted lava almost continuously from its east rift zone since 1983. These lava flows have added about 500 acres of new land to the southern shore of Kīlauea and covered 8.7 miles (14 km) of highway with lava as deep as 115 feet (35 m). More...