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Watch this short video for a taste of what you can find in the National Parks of Hawaii Island.

Humpback Whales

Listen to Hawaii's Humpback Whales Singing LIVE!

From January to March, the Jupiter Research Foundation operates a LIVE audio feed from a hydrophone located just south of Pu`ukohola Heiau NHS. Often times you can hear humpback whales singing in the warm waters of the Kohala Coast. Click here to visit their site!


Photos and Videos

Check out photos and videos from recent events on our blog. (coming soon)

Pu`ukohola Heiau
Stops 1 & 2
Pu`ukohola Heiau
Mailekini Heiau
Stop 3
Mailekini Heiau
Blacktip Reef Shark
Stop 4
Blacktip Reef Shark
John Young Homestead
Stop 5
John Young Homestead
Pelekane (Royal Courtyard)
Stop 6
Pelekane Beach (The Royal Court)
Ala Kahakai National Historic Trail
Stop 7
Ala Kahakai National Historic Trail
Humpback Whales
Stop 8
Hawaiian Islands Humpback Whale National Marine Sanctuary (NOAA)
Stop 9
Flora & Fauna
Visitor Center
Stop 10
Visitor Center

Hawaiian Heritage Words

Aloha! Want to learn a little Hawaiian? Learn some of our Pacific and Hawaiian Island heritage words by clicking on the following: (coming soon)


Last updated: November 7, 2017

Contact the Park

Mailing Address:

Pu'ukohola Heiau National Historic Site
62-3601 Kawaihae Road

Kawaihae, HI 96743


(808) 882-7218 x1014

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