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.
Operating Hours & Seasons
Kalaupapa National Historical Park is a restricted area. There are no opening and closing hours due to the limited visitation and active community of people.
Damien Tours, owned and operated by a Kalaupapa resident offers visitors a tour of the Settlement and Kalawao (808.567.6171). Commercial tours operate Monday - Saturday, except Thanksgiving Day, Christmas Day and New Years Day.
Did You Know?
About 230,000 years ago a small shield volcano named Pu'u 'Uao formed the flat Kalaupapa peninsula. The rim of the volcano remnant rises 450 feet forming Kauhako Crater with a crater lake at the bottom more than 800 feet deep.