On the lava flows the people discovered a spirit...
To survive in a hot and arid environment the native Hawaiians (kanaka maoli) used ancient fishing skills, including the building of fishponds, and the knowledge of the location of precious fresh water (wai) that flows into the many brackish pools throughout the park. The spirit of the people (poe) and the knowledge of the elders (kupuna) created a tradition of respect and reverance for this areaRead More
NPS Requests Groundwater Management Area
For Immediate Release, September 13, 2013, From Tammy Duchesne, Superintendent...Read More
Park Advisory Commission
The Park is accepting nominations for the Park's Advisory Commission, Na Hoapili O Kaloko-Honokohau.Read More
Calendar of Events
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Environmental Assessment for Cultural Center
The "Finding of No Significant Impact" for the construction of the new Cultural Center, and its operation in partnership with Makani Hou, is approved.Read More
A Founding Park Document and The Park's Mission
The Spirit of Kaloko-Honokohau (1974) is a founding park document that helped to establish legislation.....Read More
2013 Park Compendium
Updated Park Compendium for 2013Read More
Celebrating the Hawaiian Culture....
The native Hawaiians of this land division (ahupua'a), where in tune with the seasons of the year. They celebrated events such as the Makahiki...Read More
Step into History...
One minute video 'commercial' about the National Parks in West Hawaii.Read More
Native Birds in the Park
Native Birds in the fishpondRead More
Did You Know?
Did you know in Hawaii, stones played an important role in everyday life. They were used for tools, cooking, and building walls and religious structures.