Permits & Reservations

Hawaiian Humpback Whale

Commercial Use Application Form (CUA)

This application is used for Commercial Use Authorizations (Out-of-Park services). The CUA is for commercial services that originate and terminate outside of the boundaries of the park area.


Resuming CUA Operations After COVID-19 Closure

As of October 21, 2020 - With the State of Hawaiʻi allowance of trans-pacific travel, the park will allow resumption of all road and non-road based tours on November 1, 2020 providing the following requirements are met by each tour operator:

  1. A valid, current Certificate of Insurance (COI) must be received and reviewed by commerical services staff prior to operating the park.
  2. A COVID-19 Operating Plan that describes what measures are being taken to adhere to current CDC, State, and County COVID-19 guidelines must be sent to the park’s commercial services staff prior to operating in the park. The CUA holder is responsible for implementing their COVID-19 Operating Plan and taking appropriate actions to ensure their COVID-19 Operating Plan procedures are followed by employees and clients.
  3. All tours must adhere to current CDC, State, and County COVID-19 guidelines per Condition 2 Legal Compliance of your permit.

Please see this letter to CUA Owners from the Superintendent for more information.

Last updated: October 21, 2020

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


(808) 329-6881 x1329

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