• Halema`uma`u Just Before Dawn

    Hawai'i Volcanoes

    National Park Hawai'i

After Dark in the Park Video Archives - Sept 14 2010

Controlling Invasive Species - The Power of Partnerships

The Big Island Invasive Species Committee (BIISC) is a voluntary partnership of private citizens, community organizations, businesses, land owners and government agencies addressing invasive species issues on the island of Hawai`i. BIISC's mission includes education, early detection, rapid response, control and eradication of invasive pests threatening agriculture, native ecosystems, industry, human health or the quality of life within Hawai`i County. Join BIISC Project Manager, Dr. Jan Schipper as he talks about the power of partnerships to protect Hawai`i from invasive weeds and pests. Come learn how you can make a real difference as a community partner and help keep Hawai`i, Hawai`i.

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Did You Know?

Skylight reveals lava flowing to the ocean.

Large volumes of lava move in lava tubes beneath the hardened surface of recent flows. Skylights form when the roof of a lava tube collapses, revealing the molten lava flowing like a river within the tube.