Mauna Ulu Virtual Hike - Stop 16
Some of the first species that colonized these new flows will be the first to move on as the forests return.
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...