Lava Tree State Park
Due to a new volcano eruption starting on May 3, 2018, the entire lava landscape of Hawaii Island is forever changed. A park closure remains in effect for the Lava Tree State Park. The following article remains as an archive.
When a lava flow swept through a forest of Ohia trees in Pahoa in the 1700s, it created a permanent mold of the tree trunks it went rushing past. These molds still stand today, a unique reminder of mother nature’s power.
A fairly short path makes a loop through the Lava Tree State Park and past all the best specimens; it should only take you 30-45 minutes to walk the entire thing. But it’s a worthwhile stop on your journey. Lava tree molds aren’t something you get to see every day!
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