• View of the Kalaupapa Peninsula

    Kalaupapa

    National Historical Park Hawai'i

Places To Go

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Molokai offers a variety of activities, which range from learning about the island's rich history to outdoor adventures.

Kalaupapa: To visit Kalaupapa, visitors must take the commercial tour offered through Damien Tours, which is owned and operated by a Kalaupapa resident. The tour provides stops at all major points of interest at Kalaupapa, including the Kalaupapa Bookstore. The tour stops for lunch at Kalawao on the windward side of the peninsula with scenic views of the north shore cliffs and off-shore islands.

Camping: There are no overnight accommodations or campgrounds in Kalaupapa settlement for visitors. The nearest camping facility is located at Pala'au State Park, topside Moloka'i. Pala'au State Park sits at an elevation approximately 1600 feet above Kalaupapa Peninsula at the edge of the steep north-shore pali cliffs of Molokai. The 233-acre heavily wooded park is located at the end of Highway 470, about 10 miles northwest of Kaunakakai, Molokai. The park has campgrounds for tent camping in an ironwood and eucalyptus grove plus a large covered picnic pavilion and bathrooms.

Nearby Attractions: There are a variety of nearby attractions on topside Molokai that also teach about the history of the island and offer outdoor. adventure.

Did You Know?

Monk Seal

Hawaiian Monk seals are endangered and extremely rare. Most reside in the Northwest Islands of Hawaii. Several pups are born each year on the secluded beaches of the Kalaupapa peninsula. More...