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sailing canoe
Pivotal to many indigenous societies of the Pacific is the wa‘a (canoe). The engineering and sailing skill of the Hawaiians was tremendous. Canoe types ranged from simple skiffs for nearshore fishing to deep sea voyaging catamarans.
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History & Culture Look out across the stark and barren landscape stretching out before you. Although seemingly inhospitable, Hawaiian settlements thrived here for many years.

Nature Catch a glimpse of a sea turtle surfacing for a breath as a native shore bird takes flight towards the horizon.

Education The park offers educational programs about Hawaiian culture, science, and other topics.

Management The Superintendent's Compendium is updated annually to address resource concerns, closures, permit requirements and other park regulations.

News Current News Releases.

Water Management Petition 2013

Water Petition Q & A's

KAHO Natural and Cultural Resources Data

Last updated: June 16, 2016

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73-4786 Kanalani St. #14
Kailua-Kona, HI 96740


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