Sunday, January 29

Footprint Trail to Mauna Iki

Big Island

Sunday, January 29: 
Footprint Trail to Mauna Iki.  A guided geological hike to explore features from Footprints Trail to Mauna Iki in the Ka‘u Desert.  The 4-mile round trip hike begins at the Footprints trailhead to examine textural details of an ‘a‘a lava flow.   View footprints fossilized in the muddy ash by Keoua’s fallen army in 1790.  Approaching Mauna Iki, see a pahoehoe lava field.  Fee.  Non-members are welcome to join the non-profit Friends group in order to get the member discount.  For more info, contact Hawai‘i Volcanoes Institute at (808) 985-7373 or  To register, visit

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