03/07/23 – MAUNA LOA FOREST RESERVE REOPENS FOLLOWING NOVEMBER ERUPTIONPosted on Mar 7, 2023 in Forestry & Wildlife, News Releases, slider
|JOSH GREEN, M.D.
For Immediate Release: March 7, 2023
MAUNA LOA FOREST RESERVE REOPENS FOLLOWING NOVEMBER ERUPTION
(HILO) – The Mauna Loa Forest Reserve will reopen effective immediately, months following the eruption of Mauna Loa. The DLNR Division of Forestry and Wildlife (DOFAW) is also announcing the immediate reopening of Unit A of the Mauna Kea Forest Reserve and Game Management Area South of Daniel K. Inouye Highway across from the Gil Kahele Recreation Area, also known as the “slice.”
DOFAW asks that people stay off the 2022 lava flow to protect themselves from hazardous conditions. These include, but are not limited to, hot spots with high temperatures, unstable footing, and sharp lava rocks.
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(All images/video courtesy: DLNR)
HD Video – Mauna Loa Eruption, Nov. 28, 2022 https://vimeo.com/805694788
Photographs – Mauna Loa Eruption, Nov. 28, 2022: https://www.dropbox.com/sh/ju5y04b58elt1ac/AAAmC5m7s-UyM6mxNnvkQOUOa?dl=0