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.
Haleakala Visitor Center 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 20 through June 6. Visitors and tour operators may experience delays. More »
Everyday from 07/06/2012 to 07/06/2013Location: Haleakala Visitor Center Time: 10:00 AM to 11:00 AM Fee Information: No fee Contact Name: Haleakala National Park Contact Phone Number: (808) 572-4400
Daily at 10am and 11am park naturalists lead 20 minute hikes along Pa Ka'oao (White Hill) Trail. Topics include Hawaiian uses of the area, plants, animals, geology, climate, and more. Meet at the Haleakala Visitor Center. No reservations required. We recommend bringing athletic shoes, water, cold protection, and sun protection.