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    Hawai'i Volcanoes

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Mauna Ulu Virtual Hike - Stop 3

The earth shuddered as lava fountains roared skywards. Smoldering cinders rained down and blanketed the land.
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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.