Mauna ulu Virtual Hike - Stop 9
The same flow that spared the kīpuka at stop 5 inundated the forest that grew here.
Did You Know?
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...