Add your Organization to OuterSpatial. Learn more here.

Kahaualeʻa Natural Area Reserve

Area

Description

Kahauale‘a includes representatives of pioneer vegetation on lava flows, lowland rain forest and mesic forest in the Puna District. It includes the largest known populations of a federally endangered fern, Adenophorus periens, as well as the currently active flows of the Pu‘u O‘o vent.

Additional Information

Natural Communities

Natural Communities: 6 total, none rare

Native Plants & Animals

Native Plants: 133 total taxa, 11 rare

Native Animals: 7 total taxa, 2 rare