• Halema`uma`u Just Before Dawn

    Hawai'i Volcanoes

    National Park Hawai'i

After Dark in the Park Video Archives - Feb 28 2012

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February 28, 2012 - "Don't Look Back: An Anthology of Modern Moʻolelo"

Join us to celebrate the release of Don't Look Back: Hawaiian Myths Made New, an anthology of modern moʻolelo. The perpetuation of Hawaiian culture is alive and well in this beautiful new collection of 17 favorite moʻolelo (tales), edited by Hawaiʻi author Christine Thomas. The tales are retold with a modern twist by some of Hawaiʻi's most notable writers, including Ian MacMillan, Maxine Hong Kingston, Kuʻualoha Hoʻomanawanui, W.S. Merwin, and others, including Waimea novelist Darien Gee (aka Mia King) - who will join Thomas for this special reading and book signing.

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Did You Know?

Glowing, reddish-orange lava flowing on the surface at Hawai`i Volcanoes National Park

Kīlauea Volcano has erupted lava almost continuously from its east rift zone since 1983. These lava flows have added about 500 acres of new land to the southern shore of Kīlauea and covered 8.7 miles (14 km) of highway with lava as deep as 115 feet (35 m). More...