Haleakala National Park

Haleakala Nationa Park

At Haleakalā National Park, increasing temperatures, and changing precipitation patterns may alter park ecosystems, and the experience of park visitors. Haleakalā National Park, a dynamic landscape that stretches from the sea to the summit of Haleakalā at 10,023 feet has many different micro climates that harbor some of the world's most rare and endangered species.

Haleakala has committed to several GHG emissions reduction goals in various categories, including:

  • Energy Use Management: Reduce GHG emissions to 20 percent below 2008 levels
  • Transportation: Reduce park operations transportation emissions to 20 percent below 2008 levels by 2016
  • Waste Management: Reduce park operations waste and wastewater emissions to 10 percent below 2008 levels by 2016 through waste diversion and reduction
  • To reach their goals, the Park also developed several strategies which are outlined in the Action Plan and include the following:

  • Increase climate change education and outreach
  • Evaluate progress and identify areas for improvement

    To learn more about what Haleakala National Park is doing to reduce their emissions and educate others, click on their Climate Action Plan, which includes their inventory and identifies the strategies the park intends to implement in order to achieve these reductions.