Active Bee Swarms on Pali Trail
Bee hives and swarms have been observed in the vicinity of switchback 26 on the Pali (cliff) Trail. Additional hives may be along the trail. Hikers should be observant of their surroundings and exercise caution.
Kalaupapa National Historical Park maintains its museum collection to illustrate and document the compelling story of separation forced by a devastating disease and the nationally significant natural and cultural resources found within its boundaries. The museum collection, first managed in 1987, contains over 270,000 objects including 70 LF of archival documents, primarily representing the late twentieth century experiences of patient-residents’ within the Kalaupapa Settlement. A growing portion of the collection is made up of archeological assemblages and representative natural history specimens as the NPS continues to inventory resources associated with the park.
For more detailed information about the park's museum
collection regarding finding aids for specific archival collections
click on this link: http://npsfocus.nps.gov/npshome.do?searchtype=npshome.
Did You Know?
On the small islands of 'Okala and Huelo off the Kalawao coast are found loulu palms, the only native genus of palms, and the endemic pua'ala, which can be found only on the sea cliffs and off-shore islands of Moloka'i from Kalaupapa east to Halawa.