• Halema`uma`u Just Before Dawn

    Hawai'i Volcanoes

    National Park Hawai'i

Geology of Kilauea

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Lava Flows and Lava Tubes on Kīlauea
with Matt Patrick - Geologist, USGS - Hawaiian Volcano Observatory
length - 00:04:13
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Formation of Kilauea Caldera and its Violent Past
with Don Swanson - Geologist, USGS - Hawaiian Volcano Observatory
length - 00:04:05
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Deformation on Kilauea
with Mike Poland - Geophysicist, USGS - Hawaiian Volcano Observatory
length - 00:05:43
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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.