No Potable Water Available in Kipahulu
Due to maintenance on the water system there is currently no potable water available in the Kipahulu district of Haleakala National Park.
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.
There are also commercial tours that will drive you to the top of the mountain and provide a bike and safety equipment for a guided trip down. Please click here for a list of authorized commercial tour operators.
Did You Know?
If weather is favorable during your visit to the summit district of Haleakalā National Park you can see five other Hawaiian islands from the top of the mountain.