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
Did You Know?
Did you know that in Hawaii, leaves from the puhala tree are collected and stripped and can be woven into traditional bowls, baskets and mats.