Pu'u Huluhulu (Hawaii Route 200)

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Kīpuka Pu'u Huluhulu on State Route 200, also called Saddle Road

This Pu'u Huluhulu is a kīpuka, an older volcanic hill covered with vegetation among the younger lava flow. It is found on Hawaii Route 200 (officially the Daniel K. Inouye Highway, but known locally as Saddle Road) directly across from its intersection with the Mauna Kea Access Road on the Island of Hawaii in Hawaii, U.S.A.

General Information[edit]

Pu'u huluhulu, a Hawaiian word meaning a hairy hill (pu'u=hill and huluhulu=hairy), is a kīpuka, an older volcanic hill covered with vegetation, surrounded by the younger lava flow. This pu'u huluhulu, found on Hawaii Route 200, is a native tree sanctuary and a nature trail.[1][2]


This kīpuka is located in the center of the Island of Hawaii, on the southern side of Daniel K. Inouye Highway, Hawaii Route 200, at the intersection of the Mauna Kea road.

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  1. ^ "The Pu'u Huluhulu Hike on Saddle Road (State Route 200)". instanthawaii.com. Retrieved 2016-11-12. 
  2. ^ "Exploring Hawaii’s Saddle Road: Kipuka Pu’u Huluhulu Nature Trails and Kipuka Aina Hou Nene Sanctuary | Lovingthebigisland's Weblog". lovingthebigisland.wordpress.com. Retrieved 2016-11-12.