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In this view of Mauna Kea from the Pu’u O’o Trail, the trees of a kipuka, clouds rolling over the saddle, and the bulk of the mountain create a layered effect.

Mauna Kea view

The trail to Honokane Nui Valley passes through tree-shaded clearings, tropical-leafed tunnels, and bamboo canyons.

Trail to Honokane Nui Valley

A goat scrambles over the lava alongside the Pu’u O’o trail.

Goat on a lava field

Top of Rope section on Honokane Nui Valley trail

Better Days: Honokane Nui Valley trail

Tour helicopters circle Pu'u O'o vent on the Big Island of Hawaii

Helicopters circle Pu’u O’o vent

A male Kalij Pheasant on the Big Island of Hawaii.

Kalij pheasant

The entrance to Emesine Lava Tube on the Powerline Trail off Saddle Road.

Emesine lava tube

The very straight Powerline Trail heads south off of Saddle Road on the Big Island of Hawaii

Powerline trail