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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?

'Ama`u fern frond unfurling.

The young fronds of the `ama`u fern (Sadleria cyatheoides) often emerge red to block harmful rays from the sun. They gradually turn green with age.