Near Pāhoa in Hawaii County, Hawaii — Hawaiian Island Archipelago (Pacific Ocean)
Mauna Ulu, a new lava shield, was forming. By mid-summer of 1970, lava from Manua Ulu had filled both craters and drastically altered the surrounding landscape. Mauna Ulu's eruptions continued for the next four years.
Topics. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: Natural Features. A significant historical date for this entry is May 24, 1969.
Location. 19° 19.626′ N, 155° 11.556′ W. Marker is near Pāhoa, Hawaii, in Hawaii County. Marker is on Chain of Craters Road (at milepost 6.4) near Hilina Pali Road, on the right when traveling south. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Pahoa HI 96778, United States of America. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 7 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Preserved within Pu'uloa are the stories and memories of the Native Hawaiian people (approx. 4.9 miles away); Hawaiians learned to survive on this harsh volcanic land (approx. 5 miles away); The spirit of Pu'uloa now surrounds you (approx. 5.2 miles away); These simple impressions embody the essence of Pu'uloaMokumanamana is a place of spiritual and geologic transition (approx. 6.6 miles away); The islands of Hawai'i begin here (approx. 6.6 miles away); Vast coral reefs create a world of abundance (approx. 6.6 miles away); Nature's Untamed Forces Unite to Sculpt Sea Arches (approx. 6.6 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Pāhoa.
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