Connecting Hawaiʻi

Established in 2000 to preserve, protect and interpret traditional Native Hawaiian culture and natural resources, Ala Kahakai National Historic Trail is a 175 mile corridor encompassing a network of culturally and historically significant trails. This "trail by the sea" traverses wahi pana (storied landscapes), ancient Hawaiian sites and over 200 ahupuaʻa (traditional land divisions). Connect now!

Native flowers in bloom

Intricate Ecosystems

The trail passes through and provides opportunities to protect significant natural areas and ecosystems.

Final Comprehensive Management Plan (CMP) for the Ala Kahakai National Historic Trail

Final Comprehensive Management Plan

Community input gathered at island-wide public meetings resulted in this final document.

A waterworn stepping stone trail by the sea

Trail Tales

Trails exist in many forms. They match the environment and social needs, and they evolve over time.

Last updated: September 4, 2020

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Mailing Address:

Ala Kahakai National Historic Trail
73-4786 Kanalani Street, #14

Kailua-Kona , HI 96740


(808) 217-0307

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