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

    Kaloko-Honokōhau

    National Historical Park Hawai'i

Wildlife Viewing

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?

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.