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
June 30, 2017 - The lights remain out in Thurston Lava Tube (Nāhuku)The main lighting system is inoperative in Thurston Lava Tube (Nāhuku) due to electrical issues. Temporary battery operated lights are being used in the lava tube during peak visitation periods, however flashlights and/or headlamps are required to enter.
August 18, 2017 - Drought conditions lead to low water supply levelsDue to drought conditions, water supply levels are lower than we like to see them. Please help to conserve where possible during your visit.
Last updated: September 14, 2016