• A view of the cinder desert


    National Park Hawai'i

There are park alerts in effect.
show Alerts »
  • 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.


By Leo Fischer
By Bruce McGrew
Summit of Haleakalā
By Bruce McGrew
Cinder Cones
By Bruce McGrew
By Bruce McGrew
Kīpahulu Coast
By Bruce McGrew
Haleakalā Crater
By Paul Rockwood
By Natalie Westbrook
By Sam Ka'ai
By Sam Ka'ai
The Silversword
By Gwendolyn Brush

Did You Know?

The peak of Mauna Loa is visible across the ocean in this coastal view at Kipahulu.

When conditions permit, you can see across the channel to the island of Hawaiʻi while enjoying the coastal views in the Kīpahulu District of Haleakalā National Park.