Places To Go
Kīlauea Visitor Center should be your first stop when entering the park. Remodelled in 2005, the center features informative and interactive displays, movies highlighting the special aspects of the park, and a bookstore.
Jaggar Museum is a museum on volcanology with seimographs and other equipment used by scientists to monitor volcanoes. The overlook offers spectacular views into the summit caldera.
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Did You Know?
`A`ali`i (Dodonaea viscosa) is an important shrub with many traditional Hawaiian uses. Its hard and durable wood makes a fine spear. Seed pods are fashioned into beautiful lei, while its red capsules can be boiled to make dye.