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Ready-made ohia lei overlooking Halema`uma`u

 Ready-made ohia lei overlooking Halema`uma`u
Photograph by P. Fukunaga, May 2000
Halema`uma`u Crater, (3646 feet elevation) also known as the fire pit, located within the larger Kilauea Crater gives the impression that it is being adorned with a ready-made haku lei. The ohia tree is in the foreground overlooking Halema`uma`u Crater creating this impression. Halema`uma`u literally means fern house or "the house of the `ama`u`ama`u fern".

 Ready-made ohia lei overlooking Halema`uma`u
Photograph by P. Fukunaga, May 2000

 Ready-made ohia lei overlooking Halema`uma`u
Photograph by P. Fukunaga, May 2000
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Updated: 6 June 2000 (pnf)