Day Hike - Kīpukapuaulu
Stroll through an upland mesic forest oasis on this 1 mile long loop trail through a kīpuka, an area of older vegetation surrounded by more recent lava flows from Mauna Loa.
Of interest: Kīpuka, old-growth forest of koa and ʻōhiʻa, birds, insects.
Restrooms are available nearby at the picnic area.
Hiking Tips (pdf-217KB)
Did You Know?
In recognition of its outstanding natural values, Hawai`i Volcanoes National Park has been honored as both an International Biosphere Reserve (1980) and a World Heritage Site (1987).