A Rare And Sacred Landscape

This special place vibrates with stories of ancient and modern Hawaiian culture and protects the bond between the land and its people. The park also cares for endangered species, some of which exist nowhere else. Come visit this special place - renew your spirit amid stark volcanic landscapes and sub-tropical rain forest with an unforgettable hike through the backcountry.

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Foreign Language Brochures

Speak Another Language?

General park information is now available in Chinese, German, French, Korean and Spanish. Japanese brochures are also available at Visitor Centers.

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Explore our History

Explore Our History

Did you know that part of our museum collection is now available online? Check out "Collections" under the History and Culture section!

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Social Networks

Follow us on Facebook and Twitter. Check out the Pacific Island Parks blog to see what is happening at parks around the Pacific.

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Red Hill military installation

WWII Activities in Hawai'i Parks

Are you interested in military activities during WWII in our park? Check out the subject study in "Stories" under the History and Culture section.

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The small ant is the Little Fire Ant. Photo by MISC

Alert! Invasive Species

The Little Fire Ant is a serious problem in the Hawaiian Islands. Do your part by keeping an eye out for this invasive species. Check out this video.

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Protect your park - Stay on trail

Watch your step

While areas in the park may appear barren and devoid of life, even the most desolate-looking landscape houses unique ecosystems and cultural sites.

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Learn more about our cooperating association

Continue your connection

The non-profit Hawai`i Pacific Parks Association extends the park experience to visitors with bookstores at each visitor center and an online store.

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Visit the Kīpahulu Area for a taste of old Hawai`i

Take a step back in time

Visit the Kīpahulu Area and immerse yourself in history. Hike to a waterfall, join a cultural demonstration, and take in the views.

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