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 »
Drop In Volunteer Opportunities
Pacific Whale Foundation One Day Service 2011 Trips (every other Sunday)
Day trips include entry fee and transportation to and from the park. Volunteers help protect ecosystems by weeding non-native species and picking up trash. Go to the Pacific Whale Foundation website or call 808-249-8811 for more information and to make a reservation.
January 2, 16
Friends of Haleakala 211 Overnight Wilderness Service Trips (once monthly)
Volunteers hike into the wilderness and protect ecosystems by weeding non-native species or repairing and maintaining cabin facilities. Go to the Friends of Haleakala National Park website to make a reservation.
February 19-21: Holua Cabin
Did You Know?
You pass through as many ecological zones on a two hour drive to the summit Mt. Haleakalā as you would on a journey from Mexico to Canada.