Environmental studies on tap for ‘The Great Crack’

  • U.S. GEOLOGICAL SURVEY photo In this 2016 photo, Hawaiian Volcano Observatory scientists investigate a portion of the Great Crack in the Keaiwa flow field on Kīlauea volcano’s Southwest Rift Zone.

The recent purchase of the “Great Crack Property” in Ka‘u by the National Park Service concludes a plan 50 years in the making.