• A view of the cinder desert


    National Park Hawai'i

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  • No Potable Water Available in Kipahulu

    Due to a leak in the main waterline in Kīpahulu there is no potable water in Kīpahulu for the foreseeable future. The leak was discovered on July 23, 2014 during routine inspections. Visitors should bring their own drinking water.

  • 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.


Haleakalā Life Zones and Native Species Mural
Haleakalā Life Zones and Native Species Mural
By Sophie Cayless
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?

Did You Know?

The peak of Haleakalā volcano, at 10,023 feet (3055 m) above sea level is the highest point on Maui, the third-highest point in the state and may be the "peak" of your experience at Haleakalā National Park.