• The Sacred Hale o Keawe Heiau Protects the Pu'uhonua

    Pu`uhonua O Hōnaunau

    National Historical Park Hawai'i

Permits

First Amendment (Free Speech):

First Amendment (Free Speech) Area with Map


Special Use Permits:

Special Use Permit Application

Instructions for the Special Use Permit


Filming Permits
:

All professional photography and videography require a filming permit. Below is a link to the copy of the filming permit conditions and an application.

Commercial Filming Permit Application 2012-2013



Commercial Use Authorization
(previously known as Incidental Business Permit):

To operate a business, profit or non-profit, in Pu'uhonua o Honaunau National Historical Park requires a Commercial Use Authorization (CUA). All commercial tours that enter the park on a regular basis must have a CUA and are required to pay the commercial tour fee at the entrance station at each visit. The CUA is for commercial services that originate and terminate outside of the boundaries of the park. Activities such as advertising, soliciting, collecting fees or selling goods or services within the park boundaries are strictly profhibited.

Park fees include: $200 for the CUA and $3.00/person upon all entry into the Park (including walk in and bike tours). Guides and employees of the company are not charged if they stay in their vehicle.

To be considered for a CUA you must complete the application below in its entirety and submit the completed application with payment to the park. Please also print out, sign, and submit both the general conditions and park specific conditions for CUA.

CUA Application

General Conditions for CUA Application

Pu'uhonua o Honaunau park Specific Conditions for CUA Application


U.S. Department of the Interior
National Park Service
73-4786 Kanalani Street
Kailua-Kona, HI 96740

PH: (808) 329-6881 x 1331 FAX: (808) 329-2597

If you have any questions, please call the number above or call 808-328-2326 ext. 1220. We look forward to working with you and seeing you in the park.

Did You Know?

hala tree

Did you know the the puhala tree is an important tree in Hawai'i? Its leaves can be woven into bowls, baskets and mats.