• Halema`uma`u Just Before Dawn

    Hawai'i Volcanoes

    National Park Hawai'i

Kamoamoa Fissure Eruption


Volcanologists have begun calling the vent Kamoamoa, after the ahupua'a (land division) in which it is located.

Please be aware that this eruption is in a remote area that is NOT accessible to the public.


Did You Know?

Rainforest at Nahuku (Thurston Lava Tube)

In recognition of its outstanding natural values, Hawai`i Volcanoes National Park has been honored as both an International Biosphere Reserve (1980) and a World Heritage Site (1987).