Hilo — Pu'u'ō'ō Trail (Ka'ūmana Trail)

Hilo — Pu'u'ō'ō Trail (Ka'ūmana Trail) (HM23AN)

Location: Hilo, HI 96720 Hawaii County
Country: United States of America

N 19° 40.332', W 155° 20.724'

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Daniel K. Inouye Highway

Hilo — Pu'u'ō'ō trail was built atop the 1855 lava flow and was used to travel by horse of foot to Pu'u'ō'ō Ranch and Humu'ula. It approximates the route of earlier prehistoric trails. Much of the trail traverses smooth pāhoehoe lava and is marked by rock cairns.
Where the trail crosses the stony 'a'ā lava, the larger stones have been moved to each side so the trail forms a trough. Today's remaining trail section is approximately six miles in length.
During the nineteenth century, trail use shifted from native Hawaiians bird catchers, kia manu, who worked on the eastern slopes of Maunakea to hunters and cowboys.
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HM NumberHM23AN
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Date Added Tuesday, November 28th, 2017 at 10:01pm PST -08:00
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Locationbig map
UTM (WGS84 Datum)5Q E 254101 N 2176902
Decimal Degrees19.67220000, -155.34540000
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 19° 40.332', W 155° 20.724'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds19° 40' 19.92" N, 155° 20' 43.44" W
Driving DirectionsGoogle Maps
Area Code(s)808
Which side of the road?Marker is on the right when traveling West
Closest Postal AddressAt or near State Rte 200, Hilo HI 96720, US
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