Day Hike - ‘Iliahi (Sandalwood) Trail
'Iliahi (Sandalwood) Trail
Hike through rain forest, past steam vents with views of Kīlauea Caldera, Halema'uma'u Crater and Mauna Loa.
'Iliahi (Hawaiian for Sandalwood) grows among native and non-native trees along this trail.
Of interest: Rain forest, birds, steam vents, earthcracks, fault scarps.
Hiking Tips (pdf-217KB)
Did You Know?
Only two butterflies found in Hawai`i are native. The Kamehameha Butterfly (Vanessa tameamea) is Hawai`i's state insect, brightly colored, and larger than the Blackburn's blue (Udara blackburni).