• Halema`uma`u Just Before Dawn

    Hawai'i Volcanoes

    National Park Hawai'i

Take a Virtual Hike

Follow the trail stops on the map and read about each stop in the trail guide. Most stops have an interactive 360 degree panoramic view.

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Mauna Ulu Trail
Venture through a landscape formed in a five-year eruption that re-created this land. This trail tells the story of one of the longest known rift zone eruptions of Kīlauea.
Download the Trail Guide (pdf-3.23MB)

 

Kīpukapuaulu Trail
Journey through Kīpukapuaulu, a lush oasis of Hawaiian forest. This trail revels a story of struggle and survival for some of Hawaiʻis rarest plants and animals.
Download the Trail Guide (pdf-3.66MB)

 

Did You Know?

Lei made of `a`ali`i and native ferns.

`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.