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    Hawai'i Volcanoes

    National Park Hawai'i

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Accessibility

The Kīlauea Visitor Center, Jaggar Museum, Volcano House sm, and Volcano Art Center are wheelchair accessible.

Pullouts along Crater Rim Drive and Chain of Craters Road afford panoramic views of the park.

Accessible pathways include Waldron Ledge (Earthquake Trail), Devastation Trail, Pauahi Crater, Muliwai a Pele, and Kealakomo Overlook.

Campgrounds
Nāmakanipaio campground has restrooms with water and moderately accessible campsites.
Kulanaokuaiki campground has 2 accessible campsites, an accessible toilet, but no water.

Drinking Water
Kīlauea Visitor Center, Volcano House sm, Jaggar Museum, Thurston Lava Tube, and Nāmakanipaio campground all have drinking water.

Restrooms
Kīlauea Visitor Center, Volcano House sm, Kīlauea Overlook, Jaggar Museum, Thurston Lava Tube, Nāmakanipaio campground, Kīpukapuaulu picnic area, Mauna Ulu, Kulanaokuaiki campground and the turnaround at the end of Chain of Craters Road all have restrooms or wheelchair accessible toilets.

Wheelchairs
Wheelchairs are available for use at the Kīlauea Visitor Center and the Jaggar Museum.

Did You Know?

`iliahi is the Hawaiian name for sandalwood.

During the 1800's, vast quantities of fragrant sandalwood were the first major export of the Hawaiian Islands. The trade nearly caused the extinction of `iliahi or sandalwood (Santalum paniculatum).