Latitude / Longitude:
19° 15′ 41 N, 155° 11′ 46 W
Hawaiian (HST) (UTC-10)
ʻĀpua was an ancient village in the Puna district on the southern coast of the Island of Hawaiʻi in the Hawaiian Islands.
Destroyed by a tsunami following an 1868 Earthquake
April 2, 1868
ʻĀpua Point, just south of the former village site, has a backcountry campground for Hawaii Volcanoes National Park. There is no drinking water nor other facilities at the site. Weather and surf conditions can be very dangerous. The trail crosses both old and new lava flows from the active volcano.