No Potable Water Available in Kipahulu
Due to maintenance on the water system there is currently no potable water available in the Kipahulu district of Haleakala National Park.
For your safety
The Summit and Kīpahulu Districts are remote. An ambulance can take up to 45 minutes to arrive at either district from the nearest town. People with respiratory or other medical conditions should also be aware that the summit of Haleakalā is at 10,000 ft.
Drive cautiously - Endangered birds land on roadway
Nēnē (Hawaiian geese) are nesting in the park and may land on or frequent park roads and parking lots. Drivers are reminded to drive at the posted speed limits and exercise caution.
Be A Junior Ranger
Junior Ranger Program
Kids ages 7-12 can participate in our free Junior Ranger program. Junior Ranger books can be picked up at our Headquarters Visitor Center, Haleakalā Summit Visitor Center, and the Kīpahulu Visitor Center.
WebRangers is an online Junior Ranger program for kids of ALL ages! If you like the National Parks, Historic Sites, and Monuments, you have an opportunity to learn about the various areas within the National Park System. If you complete all 50 activities, you will earn a free patch!
Click here to become a WebRanger today!
Did You Know?
The Wilderness Area of Haleakalā National Park was designated on October 20, 1976 with 19,270 acres. This protected Wilderness expanded to 24,719 acres in 2005.