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A metallic skink peeks out from under a lava ledge.

Metallic skink in the lava

A group of people, looking very small, walk the trail across Kilauea Iki Craterfloor.

Kilauea Iki Crater trail

A view from the window of an old building on the Pu’u Wa’awa’a trail.

Old Pu’u Wa’awa’a blockhouse view

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