Wildlife Viewing

The park provides the opportunity to spot some of the unique wildlife found in the Hawaiian Islands. An amazing number of migratory bird species fly to Kaloko-Honokohau National Historical Park every winter to use the wetlands of 'Aimakapa Fishpond. Endangered Hawaiian stilts and coots make their home in the the Kaloko Fishpond. Along the shore, you can watch for sea turtles and shorebirds or may be lucky enough to see a Hawaiian monk seal hauled out on the beach basking in the sun.

A poster that describes how to keep a distance of 20 feet from green sea turtles by sticking out your thumb. If the turtle fits inside thumb then person is at a safe enough distance.
Please keep a distance of 20 feet/ 6.5 meters from honu (green sea turtles)

NPS Photo/ T. Chisholm

Last updated: September 14, 2021

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


808 329-6881 x1329

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