Thurston Lava Tube set to reopen

  • Michael Brestovansky/Tribune-Herald Left to right: Jim Huck, acting road and trails supervisor; Jon Christensen, chief of facilities management; and buildings and utilities workers Dane Van Orman and Brian Agurkis.

  • National Park Service photo Rangers examine delicate ‘Ohi‘a tree roots at Thurston Lava Tube, which is once again open to the public.

After more than a year of closure, the Thurston Lava Tube in Hawaii Volcanoes National Park is once again open for visitors today.