Water shortage at summit
The visitor center nearest the summit is very low on water. Please use the toilets at Headquarters Visitor Center near the park entrance if possible.
Drive cautiously - Endangered birds land on roadway
Nene (Hawaiian geese) and 'ua'u (Hawaiian petrels) 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.
Construction Traffic - May 20
On May 20, from 6:30am to 11:00am, construction trucks will be using the park road. The road will remain open to staff and visitors.
Summit District Parking Lot Rehabilitation In Progress
During construction, parking spaces at Haleakala Visitor Center (near the summit) will be reduced by at least 50%. Construction is scheduled for May 22 through June 6. Visitors and tour operators may experience delays. More »
Everyday from 03/14/2013 to 03/14/2015Location: Kipahulu Visitor Center Time: 10:00 AM to 3:00 PM Fee Information: No fee Contact Name: Kipahulu Visitor Center Contact Phone Number: (808) 248-7375
Daily at 10am and 3pm, park naturalists present a nature talk at the Kipahulu Visitor Center. Topics may included the surrounding ecosystem, Hawaiians and the environment, plants, animals, etc. No reservations required. We recommend bringing athletic shoes, water, insect repellent, and sun protection.