Clean-up is ongoing in both Pu`uhonua o Honaunau and Kaloko Honokohau national historical parks in Hawaii from last week's tsunami, which officials say overtopped walls and surged hundreds of feet inland.
Kaloko-Honokohau National Historical Park
For some park travelers, winter trips conjure up images of snow-covered landscapes, but for others the season means sun and sand. Here are some suggestions for NPS sites where milder winter weather offers a fine time to enjoy parks that are just too toasty or buggy for most of us during the summer.
While it's perhaps easier to monitor natural resources rooted in the earth in the national parks of the Pacific Islands, that doesn't mean those below the ocean's surface get ignored. This short video looks at some of those resources and explains how National Park Service researchers keep track of their health.
Anchialine Pools in Hawaii’s Kaloko-Honokohau National Historical Park are Home to Some Very Rare Creatures
Scientists studying pools in a national park on Hawaii’s Big Island have found what may very well be a species new to science. How cool is that?!