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?
The two types of Hawaiian lava differ in appearance but are chemically alike. Pahoehoe has a smoother and ropey surface where a`a is jagged and clinkery.