Learn About the Trail

people in traditional Hawaiian costumes at ceremony
Drummers perform at a cultural  festival along the trail.

Photo by Kai Markell.

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There are many ways to experience the wonders of Hawaii every day. If you are looking to learn more about exploring the trail, these links will take you there:


Review recent news releases, subscribe to updates and dig into archived news.

History & Culture

Hawaii Natives have called this part of the world home for millennia. Discover the recent and ancient history of the Hawaii area.


The Ala Kahakai National Historic Trail passes through and provides opportunities to protect significant natural areas and ecosystems with indigenous and endemic species along its route.

Kids & Youth

Learn how to become a virtual junior ranger; look for youth camp opportunities; or find suggestions for family activities in the park.


Have you ever wondered how the National Park Service manages a park, day-to-day? Learn how your tax dollars are spent, browse statistics like park visitation, get links to detailed policies and regulations, and more.


Last updated: August 17, 2016

Contact the Park

Mailing Address:

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

Kailua-Kona, HI 96740


(808) 326-6012 xx101

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