This dirt and gravel road goes uphill west of Ahumoa to the old Puu
Laau Ranger cabin, passing through open Mamane/Naio/Iliahi native
dryland forest. Common native forest birds may be sighted in the
vicinity of the road. The route also traverses critical habitat of the
endangered Palila, a Hawaiian finch found only on the upper slopes of
Directions: This road begins at the Kilohana Hunter Check Station near the 44.0 mile marker on the Saddle Road (Hwy 200).
bright colored clothing as the road passes through areas for year-round
archery hunting for game mammals and seasonal shooting of game birds.
MAUNA KEA (unit A) and KAOHE (unit G) will be closed August 2&3,
2005 due to aerial shooting which will be conducted within these areas.
Further information may be obtained by contacting the Division of
Forestry and Wildlife at (808) 974-4221.
Do not use any trail or access road that is not delineated by name and
color and that may also be displayed on these maps. The marked features
are managed for public recreational use. Other trails or roads that branch
off from the public features may be on private property, and are not
managed for any public recreational use. Access is subject to adjacent
landowner approval, and if used without authorization, you will be trespassing
and possibly putting yourself at risk.
For more information http://www.hawaiitrails.org/home.asp