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    Haleakalā

    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.

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July 23, 2014
No Potable Water in Kīpahulu District of Haleakalā Due to Water Main Leak
Due to a leak in the main waterline in the Kīpahulu District of Haleakalā National Park there is no potable water in Kīpahulu for the foreseeable future.

July 21, 2014
Ti leaf lei making featured this Saturday in Kīpahulu
On Saturday, July 26, cultural practitioner Pi`ilani Lua will teach ti leaf lei making in the Kīpahulu District of Haleakalā National Park.

July 18, 2014
Tourism to Haleakalā National Park Creates Over $47 Million and 536 Jobs in Local Economy
A new National Park Service (NPS) report shows that 785,300 visitors to Haleakalā National Park in 2013 spent over $47 million in communities near the park. That spending supported 536 jobs in the local area.

July 07, 2014
Hula and Feather Flower Making Featured This Saturday in Kīpahulu
On Saturday, July 12, Judy Kinser will teach hula and Patricia Gomez will demonstrate feather flower making in the Kīpahulu District of Haleakalā National Park.

July 03, 2014
Local Residents Become Haleakalā Trail Guardians
Fourteen local residents recently completed training to become Kia`i Ala Hele (Trail Guardians). These volunteers will hike popular trails in the Summit District to help visitors discover Haleakalā.

May 15, 2014
Haleakalā Silversword a Highlight of the Goyang Korea Flower Show
From April 24 to May 11, 2014, several Haleakalā `ahinahina (silversword) were featured in a combined Haleakala National Park - Maui County booth at the 18th Goyang Korea Flower Show.

March 06, 2014
Haleakala National Park seeks trail steward volunteers
Do you enjoy hiking, spectacular views, and educating people? Haleakalā National Park is seeking fit and enthusiastic Maui residents to participate in the Kia`i Ala Hele trail stewards program beginning in June 2014.

March 05, 2014
Call for Cultural Practitioners at Haleakala National Park
Haleakalā National Park seeks cultural practitioners for a series of cultural demonstrations that will be offered in the Kīpahulu District of the park beginning in mid-June 2014.

January 28, 2014
Park Unveils New Commercial Services Plan
Park Unveils New Commercial Services Plan

 

Did You Know?

Did You Know?

The three Wilderness Cabins at Haleakalā National Park, built of redwood in the 1930s by the CCC, are a popular lodging option for overnight hikers - but must be reserved in advance! More...