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?
During the 1800's, vast quantities of fragrant sandalwood were the first major export of the Hawaiian Islands. The trade nearly caused the extinction of `iliahi or sandalwood (Santalum paniculatum).