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  • O`heo Stream and Pools Closed

    The O`heo stream, located along the Pipiwai Trail, remains closed due to high water and damaged stream monitoring equipment. Visitors are advised to abide by posted “stream closed” signs and the direction of park staff.

  • 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.


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Date: May 17, 2013

To increase accessibility for handicapped visitors, Haleakalā National Park is implementing parking lot construction projects throughout the Summit District. Construction is scheduled for the Haleakalā Visitor Center parking lot (near the summit) from May 20 through June 6. During this time, parking spaces for vehicles and buses at this visitor center parking lot during sunrise and daylight hours will be reduced by 50%.Vehicles will be redirected by park staff if feasible and parking restrictions will be strictly enforced. All vehicles must be cleared from delineated construction zones prior to 6:45 a.m. on weekdays during the construction period. Any vehicles remaining after 6:45 a.m. will be ticketed and towed at the operator's expense. Visitors and tour operators may experience parking delays.
For information on the parking lot construction and parking, please visit our website at www.nps.gov/hale.


Did You Know?

night sky

The Summit District of Haleakalā National Park is one of the best places in the world to view the night sky. Stick around after your hike to experience top-notch stargazing.