Water shortage at summit
The visitor center nearest the summit is very low on water. Please use the toilets at Headquarters Visitor Center near the park entrance if possible.
Drive cautiously - Endangered birds land on roadway
Nene (Hawaiian geese) and 'ua'u (Hawaiian petrels) 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.
Haleakala Visitor Center Parking Lot Rehabilitation In Progress
During construction, parking spaces at Haleakala Visitor Center (near the summit) will be reduced by at least 50%. Construction is scheduled for May 20 through June 6. Visitors and tour operators may experience delays. More »
More Than Just A Moment
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.Read More
Plan Your Visit
Plan ahead and make the most of your visit.Read More
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.Read More
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.Read More
2013 Internship Programs
Are you a Hawai'i resident attending middle school, high school, or college? If so, check out our internship opportunities!Read More
Follow us on Facebook and Twitter. Check out the Pacific Island Parks blog to see what is happening at parks around the Pacific.Read More
Citizen Scientist Program
Discover the secrets of Haleakalā NP with our program designed for visitors of all ages.Read More
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.Read More
Visitors now have a new way to experience Haleakalā National Park with the Backpack Haleakalā! program. Check out a pack and receive free entry.Read More
Did You Know?
While native species once arrived every 30,000 years, today a new species hitchhikes to Hawaiʻi about once every 20 days. Many of these amazing travelers can be found in Haleakalā National Park.