• Pu`ukohola Heiau

    Pu`ukoholā Heiau

    National Historic Site Hawai'i

Ranger Activities

John Young Living History Tour












  • Ranger-led Tours

Join a Park Ranger at the Visitor Center for a guided tour of the primary historic sites of the Park (20-30 minutes) or special programs like shark watching.

  • Cell Phone Audio Tour

Use your cell phone and call (808) 206-7056 for a complete tour of the Park (30 minutes).

You may also listen to the tour online or download the mp3 files HERE.

  • Living History Tours

Step back in time with John Young, the trusted advisor of Kamehameha the Great, as you explore the Park through the eyes of one of the most influential men in the history of Hawai'i (30-45 minutes).

For educational groups (Elementary-College), please contact the Park to book a program.

Did You Know?

John Young

The British sailor John Young had a very interesting mid-life career change. In 1790 he became stranded on Hawai'i Island on his 46th birthday. He spent the next half of his life in the service of the Kamehameha dynasty and served as a high chief (ali'i nui). He went on to live to the age of 93! More...