The visitor center is open from 8:30 am to 4:30 pm every day of the week. Stop by the center to receive an orientation to the park, ask some questions or to browse the selection of Hawaiian books, videos, and unique hand made craft items available for sale.
For children from 7 to 12 years old, Junior Ranger programs are available. Ask a park ranger at the visitor center for a copy of the junior ranger activity booklet, follow the instructions and complete the activity booklet. Present the completed booklet to a ranger and earn a junior ranger badge.
Did You Know?
Did you know that the coconut tree was an important resource in Hawai'i? It served as a source of food and water, material for building and rope making, and was made into drums. Cutting down the coconut grove of another person's was considered an act of war.