La Perouse Bay, lava field and Anchialine Wetland Ponds

Anchialine pools of La Perouse Maui

Another type of wetland we see in Hawaii is the Anchialine Pool. We have several great examples in South Maui. An anchialine pool is an enclosed water body or pond with an underground connection to the ocean. Anchialine pools are a feature of coastal aquifers which are density stratified, with the water near the surface being fresh or brackish, and […]