Preserving the Ruins of the Hawaiian Tree Fern Industry

Hawaiʻi Volcanoes National Park


An in-depth look at the Pulu Station in Hawai'i Volcanoes National Park's remote Kīlauea East Rift Zone.

<h6>Historic photo credits:

Whaling ships Photo title: "Les fregates l'Astrolabe et la Boussole a Hawai en 1786" Source:

Photo title: "Judge Lord Kaina" Source: 1974 Olson, Gunder, "The Story of the Volcano House." Petroglyph Press.

Photo title: "Hawaiian family in front of thatched grass house" Source: Hawaii State Archives, Call number PPWD-6-3.010

Photo title: "Native Hawaiian grass huts in the woods" Source: 1901 Report of the Governor of the Territory of Hawai'i

Photo title: "Keauhou landing sketch" Source: de Varigny, Charles, 1981 "Fourteen Years in the Sandwich Islands, 1855-1868." The University Press of Hawai'i and the Hawaiian Historical Society, Honolulu.

Photo title: Historic image of Makaopuhi Crater Source: Geoffery Mowrer collection

All other photos courtesy of NPS</h6>


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