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Explore the spectacular trails of Hawai‘i Volcanoes National Park wherever you are. Immersive 360 degree virtual tours guide you through a lush Hawaiian rain forests, across a pit crater once-filled with a fountaining lake of molten lava and through the Nāhuku lava tube. Along the trail, try to win the treasure hunt game by discovering all the unique plants and geological features. Animated eruption timelines bring to life the dramatic story of Kīlauea, one of the world’s most active volcanoes.
- 10% of all sales go to the Hawai‘i Pacific Parks Association -

• Eruption Timelines with video and animation
• Volcano Treasure Hunt - Plant & Geology Discovery Game
• 360 degree panoramas offer an immersive experience of the trails
• Stunning video of the 1959 eruption filmed by HVO scientists
• Glossary of Native Hawaiian plants and their cultural and medicinal uses
• Trail guides of Kīlauea Iki Trail, Nahuku Lava Tube and Devastation Trail with descriptions of dramatic geological features
• Auto-Play – guided tour mode
• GPS enabled
• Retina resolution for Panorama views
• Geology Glossary featuring geologic terms and features

Special Thanks
Hawaii Volcanoes National Park, National Park Service
USGS Hawaiian Volcano Observatory
Hawai'i Pacific Parks Association
Temple University, department of Film & Media Arts

Photographed, Designed & Produced by
Michael Kuetemeyer & Anula Shetty

Programming - Auston Stewart

Interface Graphics - Daniel Kuetemeyer

Trail Map courtesy National Park Service
Trail Guide Text courtesy Hawaii Volcanoes National Park, National Park Service, USGS Hawaiian Volcano Observatory and Janet Babb
Archival Videos and Photographs courtesy USGS Hawaiian Volcano Observatory

 $2.99 in iOS App Store


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Version History

Launched Nov 04, 2011 (over 7 years ago).

Releasing new versions every about 1 year, on average.

Sep 21
Version 6.0

- iOS 11 Compatibility
- Additional Geology Glossary terms and videos

Mar 14
Version 5.0

• NEW - Eruption Section with video and animation
• improved interface

Mar 08
Version 4.0

• NEW TRAIL - Devastation Trail added
• Video interviews with residents who witnessed the 1959 eruption
• Content Improvements

Dec 18
Version 3.0

New Geology Glossary & Hotspots
Interface improvements
GPS location sync for use on the trails of Hawai‘i Volcanoes National Park

May 24
Version 2.0

• A portion of all sales goes to the Hawai‘i Pacific Parks Association
• Auto-Play – guided tour mode
• Plant Discovery Game
• Retina resolution for Panorama views
• Plant Glossary - available as additional content
• Nāhuku Lava Tube Trail - available as additional content

Nov 04
Version 1.0

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