• A view of the cinder desert


    National Park Hawai'i

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  • 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.

  • 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.

Commercial Services Plan

Haleakala National Park is in the process of creating a framework to manage all entities that do business in the park.

This page provides information about:
- The planning process
- Where the park is in the process
- How the public can participate
- Related information about park planning and commercial services

Commercial Services Plan:

Finding of No Significant Impact (FONSI) (278KB PDF) released December 2013
Draft Commercial Services Plan and Environmental Assessment (28MB PDF) released June 2012
Errata (185KB PDF) released January 2014

Commercial Use Authorization/Concessions Contract Powerpoint Presentation 4/23/14 (620KB PDF) released April 2014

News releases:
Draft CSP and Environmental Assessment Released (73KB PDF) - 6/28/12


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The following documents provide background on National Park Service policies that relate to the Commercial Services Plan.

Document Description
NPS Policies Web link to policies, regulations, and Executive orders that affect the NPS
Commercial Visitor Services Chapter 10 of NPS Management Policies
Cooperating Associations Director's Order 32 regarding Cooperating Associations such as Hawaii Pacific Parks Association
Park Planning NPS Management Policy Chapter 2
Environmental Impact Analysis Director's Order #12 Regarding NPS and NEPA
Handbook for Environmental Analysis Part of Director's Order 12
NEPA's top 40 most asked questions Web page with FAQ's on National Environmental protection Act
Civic Engagement Director's Order 75 on public involvement

Did You Know?

Did You Know?

You might find squid beaks at 10,023 feet (3055 m) above sea level. Haleakalā National Park is home to the ʻUaʻu - the Hawaiian Dark-Rumped Petrel - sea birds that eat squid and regurgitate the indigestible beak ouside their burrows in the summit district.