The trail can be unofficially accessed through sections within the four National Parks on the Island of Hawai'i including Hawaii Volcanoes National Park, Pu'uhonua o Honaunau National Historical Park, Kaloko-Honokohau National Historical Park and Pu'ukohola National Historic Site.
Otherwise, the section of the Ala Kahakai Trail under Hawaii State Na Ala Hele jurisdiction is open for public use. This section of trail is located between Pu'ukohola Heiau National Historic Site and Anaeho'omalu Bay, south of Waikoloa Resorts. Further information is available through Na Ala Hele...more
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Did you know Polynesian explorers navigated across the Pacific Ocean using the stars, wind and wave patterns and seabirds to guide across the sea safely to their destination.