• Halema`uma`u Just Before Dawn

    Hawai'i Volcanoes

    National Park Hawai'i

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?

`a`a flowing over an older flow of pahoehoe.

The two types of Hawaiian lava differ in appearance but are chemically alike. Pahoehoe has a smoother and ropey surface where a`a is jagged and clinkery.