The Flora of Big Island's Volcanoes National Park
Volcanoes National Park on Hawaii's Big Island is known for its active volcano and unpredictable lava flows—so it might surprise you to find that the park is a perfect place for tropical flora to thrive in mineral rich soil. The flowers around Big Island's Kilauea volcano make the national park even more beautiful. If you are looking for a treasure hunt of floral rewards, keep an eye out for colorful foliage as you explore the park's volcanic landscape.
Collected by Andrea Rip, AFAR Local Expert