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 endangered Honu`ea (Hawksbill Sea Turtle) comes to shore on the main Hawaiian Islands to nest. They lay multiple nests throughout the season with an average of 175 eggs per nest. Only one in 5,000 hatchlings survives to adulthood.