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Mauna ulu Virtual Hike - Stop 9

The same flow that spared the kīpuka at stop 5 inundated the forest that grew here.
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Did You Know?

Ripe `ohelo berries ready to be eaten by nene.

`Ohelo (Vaccinium reticulatum) is a relative of blueberries and a favorite food of nene, the Hawaiian Goose. Its berries range from dark red to pale yellow when ripe and are sacred to Pele, the volcano deity.