The park provides the opportunity to spot some of the unique wildlife found in the Hawaiian Islands. An amazing number of migratory bird species fly to Kaloko-Honokohau National Historical Park every winter to use the wetlands of 'Aimakapa Fishpond. Endangered Hawaiian stilts and coots make their home in the the Kaloko Fishpond. Along the shore, you can watch for sea turtles and shorebirds or may be lucky enough to see a Hawaiian monk seal hauled out on the beach basking in the sun.
Did You Know?
Did you know, the coconut tree was an extremely important resource brought to Hawaii by the early Polynesians. It was a source of food and water, used for building homes and rope making, and was also a musical instrument. Cutting down the coconut grove of another was considered an act of war.