Hawaii's only alpine lake, Big Island's Lake Waiau is disappearing fast
Catherine E. Toth, Hawaii Magazine
Lake Waiau on Sept. 26, 2013 with its remaining 15-yard-wide water area and dry lake bed visible. Note people standing on the edge of the dry lake bed.
Hawaii’s only alpine lake is shrinking at an alarming rate, causing scientists to wonder why it’s happening and what to do about it.