‘Ōhi‘a Lehua - Hike and Learn

Learn about the vital role of ‘ōhi‘a lehua in native Hawaiian forests, the many forms of the ‘ōhi‘a tree, and the threat of a new fungal disease, Rapid ‘Ōhi‘a Death. Visitors will be able to identify the many differences of the most prominent native tree in Kahuku on this program, which is an easy, one-mile (or less) walk.

The ‘Ōhi‘a Lehua program is offered April 22 (Earth Day & National Park Week), May 13 & 27, and June 10 & 24 from 9:30 a.m. to 11 a.m.


ohia lehuaEnter the Kahuku Unit of Hawai‘i Volcanoes National Park on the mauka (inland) side of Highway 11 near mile marker 70.5, and meet near the parking area. Sturdy footwear, water, raingear, sun protection and a snack are recommended for all hikes. Entrance and all programs are free.



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Event Date 06-24-2018 9:30 am
Event End Date 06-24-2018 11:00 am
Kahuku Unit - Volcanoes National Park
Kahuku Rd, Naalehu, HI 96772, USA
Kahuku Unit - Volcanoes National Park

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