In this section dedicated to Pele, one of Hawai‘i’s most formidable icons of strength and power, we’ve turned to a team of writers and photographers to look at the myriad layers this natural phenomenon possesses, from the visual to the spiritual.
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Inside Pu‘uhonua o Puna, a ground-zero resource hub born forth from Kīlauea’s destructive flows
By Meghan Miner Murray
A photo essay reflects on the beauty and force of lava.
By Elyse Butler, Andrew Richard Hara, and John Hook
Tales of ancient and familial lineage are unearthed in a writer’s visit to the volcano.
By Diane Ako