Ala Kahakai National Historic Trail

Ala Kahakai National Historic Trail is a 175-mile (282 km) long trail located on the island of Hawaiʻi. It is not yet a continuous "trail", but can be accessed at several broken segments along the coastline of the Big Island. The trail was established to access the traditional Ancient Hawaiian culture along with the natural geology of the island. The trail was established in 2000 as a National Historic Trail which is managed under the National Park Service.

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Ala Kahakai National Historic Trail - Geography
... Ala kaha kai means "shoreline trail" in the Hawaiian Language ... The trail follows the coastline over ancient fishermen's trails through over 200 ahupuaʻa, the traditional sea to mountain land divisions ... Much of the trail receives only limited maintenance and sections have been eroded or developed into roads ...

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