• Halema`uma`u Just Before Dawn

    Hawai'i Volcanoes

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    The recent wind advisory has been lifted and Mauna Loa has reopened for backcountry hiking and camping at Red Hill and the Summit.  However, More »

Mauna Ulu Virtual Hike - Stop 4

The early eruptive episodes of Mauna Ulu offered unforgettable sights to awe-struck visitors.
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Did You Know?

`Ohi`a tree with lehua blossoms.

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...