Day Hike - Pu'u Loa
Pu'u Loa Petroglyphs
This coastal trail traverses older lava flows to one of Hawai'i's most extensive petroglyph fields.
Of interest: Petroglyphs, pahoehoe lava.
View a 3 1/2 minute vitual slideshow of a Ranger Guided Hike at Pu`u Loa
For more information about this special area, visit our History and Culture webpage for the article: Pu`uloa Petroglyphs by Mara Durst
Did You Know?
The `ohi`a lehua (Metrosideros polymorpha) is a pioneer plant on new lava and a dominant tree in most mature Hawaiian forests. Honeycreepers, like the `apapane and `amakihi, are often seen sipping sweet nectar from its flowers. More...