Rapid ʻŌhiʻa Death (ROD) is a disease caused by a newly identified fungus. This fungus clogs the tree's vascular system, depriving the canopy of water, and may kill ʻŌhiʻa very quickly.
Alerts & Conditions
Hawaiʻi Volcanoes National Park ClosureMost of Hawai‘i Volcanoes National Park remains closed due to increased and damaging earthquakes, corrosive volcanic ash, and continuing explosions from Halema‘uma‘u, the summit crater of Kīlauea Volcano.
Last updated: May 11, 2018