• 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?

Black tip reef shark just offshore

The best time to see the black tipped reef sharks at Pu'ukohola Heiau National Historic Site is usually just after sunrise. On good days, you may see close to 20 sharks swimming in area just a couple hundred feet from the shore!