Mauna Loa and Nāmakanipaio Campground Closures
March 15, 2014 - Due to high wind advisories, Mauna Loa is closed to backcountry hiking or camping, Mauna Loa Road is closed beyond Kīpukapuaulu (Bird Park) and Nāmakanipaio campground is closed to tent camping due to possible falling tree limbs. More »
He Mele No - September 19 2012 Performance at Hawai'i Volcanoes National Park Visitor Center Auditorium
Listen to Ali'i Keanaaina and His Band He Mele No
During his first solo album "He Mele No", an album dedicated to the very ones that have inspired him to sing and write, Ali'i Keanaaina will share his thoughts behind the music and lyrics that he composed. Backed up by his band (also named He Mele No) comprised of his twin brother Nui, and cousins, Pililani pua-Kaipo and Bradshaw Ellis. They bring to life the mo'ōlelo or stories that Ali'i has set to melody.
Did You Know?
Large volumes of lava move in lava tubes beneath the hardened surface of recent flows. Skylights form when the roof of a lava tube collapses, revealing the molten lava flowing like a river within the tube.