• A view of the cinder desert

    Haleakalā

    National Park Hawai'i

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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.

News Releases


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April 23, 2014
Earth Day Teacher Workshop Held at Haleakalā National Park
The Hawai`i Department of Education Maui District and Haleakalā National Park recently partnered to offer a Science, Technology, Engineering, and Math (STEM) workshop for Maui County STEM teachers.

April 17, 2014
Go Wild for Haleakalā National Park!
Celebrate National Park Week with Free Admission and Special Events

April 11, 2014
Haleakalā National Park 2014 Call for Cultural Practitioners
Haleakalā National Park 2014 Call for Cultural Practitioners DEADLINE EXTENSION and new location added!

April 09, 2014
Oheo stream remains closed due to high water and damaged stream monitoring equipment
The ʻOheʻo stream, located along the Pīpīwai Trail, remains closed due to high water and damaged stream monitoring equipment.

March 07, 2014
Haleakala National Park chosen by Kaahumanu Macys
Beginning March 7, 2014, Maui shoppers at Macy’s in the the Ka`ahumanu Shopping Center in Kahului will be given the option at check-out to donate to $1 or more to Haleakalā National Park.

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.

March 03, 2014
Tourism to Haleakala National Park Creates Over 64 Million Dollars and 736 Jobs in Local Economy
Tourism to Haleakalā National Park Creates Over $64 Million and 736 Jobs in Local Economy

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

 

Did You Know?

These freshwater pools are fed by streams originating in the rainforest higher up the mountain, so the water flow changes daily.

The Kīpahulu District of Haleakalā National Park is home to many freshwater pools that were created as the Pīpīwai, Palikea, and ʻOheʻo streams carried water down the mountain from the rainforest above. More...