History Left A Definite Mark At This One Fascinating Spot In Hawaii

The Hawaiian Islands are steeped in history, from the first Europeans visiting the islands in 1778 and the establishment of the Kingdom of Hawaii in 1795 to Hawaii’s admittance to the United States of America in 1959. But Hawaii’s history goes back much further than that, as evidenced by this one culturally and historically significant site hiding in plain sight near Hawaii Island’s southern shore. These are the Pu’u Loa Petroglyphs and it is easily one of the most historic and fascinating locations you’ll find in Hawaii.

Instead of just hiking the Pu’u Loa Petroglyphs while visiting this area of Hawaii Volcanoes National Park, we suggest you stop at the plethora of fascinating sites found along the Chain of Craters Road.

Want to learn more about Hawaiian history? Read about these 14 little-known historic facts, or consider a visit to these 13 sites steeped in history.