• 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?

`Ohi`a tree with lehua blossoms.

The `ohi`a lehua (Metrosideros polymorpha) is a pioneer plant on new lava and a dominant tree in most mature Hawaiian forests. Honeycreepers, like the `apapane and `amakihi, are often seen sipping sweet nectar from its flowers. More...