Plan Your Visit
The trail can be unofficially accessed through sections within the four National Parks on the Island of Hawai'i including Hawai‘i Volcanoes National Park, Pu‘uhonua o Hōnaunau National Historical Park, Kaloko-Honokōhau National Historical Park, and Pu‘ukoholā Heiau National Historic Site.
Click on the above links to plan a safe and enjoyable visit to Ala Kahakai National Historic Trail.
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'ukoholā 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 the game of Konane is similar to checkers in the way the pieces are moved on the game board and similar to chess in that the winner is the player who is able to make the final move. Chiefs would sometimes use the game to settle disputes.