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Kīpukapuaulu Virtual Hike - Stop 7

The future of the ʻōhiʻa lehua tree can be read in the forest gaps of Kīpukapuaulu.
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Did You Know?

Waha`ula Visitor Center surrendering to lava.

From 1983 to 1991, lava flows repeatedly invaded communities on Kīlauea's coastal south flank burying eight miles of highway and destroying 181 houses and a visitor center in Hawai`i Volcanoes National Park.