Mauna Ulu Virtual Hike - Stop 7
"Pāhoehoe" is the Hawaiian word for lava rock that has a smooth, folded, or ropy surface.
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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...