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.