• Halema`uma`u Just Before Dawn

    Hawai'i Volcanoes

    National Park Hawai'i

After Dark in the Park Video Archives - Feb 11 2014

 
U.S. Army Signal Corps

The site of a former Japanese internment camp in the park at Kīlauea Military Camp

Park archeologist Jadelyn Moniz-Nakamura shares a revealing and fascinating presentation of the challenges faced by the National Park Service before, during, and after World War II at Kīlauea, in what was then called Hawai'i National Park. The findings of Moniz-Nakamura's extensive research were recently published in The Hawaiian Journal of History, Vol. 47 (2013).
 

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.