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
Areas remain unstable and unsafe from thousands of recent earthquakes and caldera collapsesDate Posted: 9/11/2018 Stay on open trails and roads! Closed trails and roads are dangerous, do not enter. Stay away from cracks and sinkholes. Falls into cracks have seriously injured and killed people. Cracks have unstable edges, do not approach them! Do not hike after dark.
No Molten Lava In ParkDate Posted: 9/10/2018 PLEASE BE AWARE: beginning in May, 2018, the lava lake that existed inside Halema‘uma‘u crater disappeared and lava flows from Puʻu ʻŌʻō crater have ceased. There is no molten lava to see anywhere in the park.
Last updated: May 11, 2018