• 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?

Green Sea Turtle resting on a beach.

The endangered Honu (Green Sea Turtle) are frequently seen in shallow waters and basking in the sun on beaches. They return to the Northwest Hawaiian Islands to lay their nests, over 700 miles away.