• Kaloko fishpond wall is over 800 ft long and spans a natural cove

    Kaloko-Honokōhau

    National Historical Park Hawai'i

Ocean & Coastline

Living By The Ocean

Imagine how the people who lived here used the ocean and its resources. Just like them, you can enjoy the coastal views, take a tidal pool walk or watch a beautiful sunset along the seashore. Fishing and gathering of some ocean resources are allowed - guided by State of Hawaii regulations.

Ocean Awareness

Remember, the ocean is part of nature and can be dangerous and unpredictable at times. Prepare for a safe visit around the ocean. Be aware of and attentive to slippery surfaces, wave movement, tidal fluctuations, and other changing elements. There are NO LIFEGUARDS. Check with the Hale Ho`okipa Visitor Center for the latest information about ocean currents, high surf warnings or weather advisories when planning your ocean activities.

Did You Know?

Hawaiian monk seal hauled-out on lava flats

Did you know the Hawaiian monk seal is one of only 2 mammals native to the Hawaiian Islands? These endangered seals can occasionally be sighted hauled-out and sleeping on the beaches of Kaloko-Honokohau National Historical Park.