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?
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...