Fees & Passes

A park visitor is greeted at the entrance station.
A park ranger greets a visitor, receives their fee and introduces them to the pu‘uhonua.

Fees assist the park in providing educational and cultural programs. Fees also fund projects which continue the preservation of Hawaiian culture.

You may pay entrance fees at the park entrance (pay on the way out if the entrance station is unstaffed when you arrive).

 
Park Entrance Fees:

$5.00 per vehicle - 7 days
$3.00 per individual - 7 days
$30.00 Tri-Park Annual Pass

Vehicle: $5.00 - Valid for 7 days

Admits one single, private, non-commercial vehicle and all of its passengers (up to 8 persons). Organized non-profit groups (service organizations, scouts, church groups, college/school clubs) are not eligible for the $5.00 vehicle permit if utilized. Entrance fees are non-transferable and are valid for 7 days (including the date of purchase).

*A private vehicle is defined as any non-commercial vehicle that is being used for private recreational purposes.

Individual: $3.00 - Valid for 7 days

Admits one individual when entering by foot, bicycle, or motorcycle. Individuals 15 years old and younger are admitted free of charge. Entrance fees are non-transferable and are valid for 7 days (including the date of purchase).

Hawai`i Tri-park Annual Pass: $30.00 - Valid for 12 months

Allows access for 1 full year from date of first use at Pu'uhonua o Hōnaunau National Historical Park, Hawai'i Volcanoes National Park and Haleakalā National Park. Admits the pass holder and any accompanying passengers in a single, private, non-commercial vehicle.

*A private vehicle is defined as any non-commercial vehicle that is being used for private recreational purposes.

Interagency Annual Pass: $80 - Valid for 12 months

Allows access for 1 full year from the date of first use. Admits the pass holder and any accompanying passengers in a single, private, non-commercial vehicle. Access and use of, U.S. Bureau of Land Management, U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service, National Park Service, U.S. Department of Reclamation, and the U.S. Department of Agriculture-Forest Service sites that charge entrance or standard amenity fees.

*A private vehicle is defined as any non-commercial vehicle that is being used for private recreational purposes.

For your convenience, this park pass may be purchased online.

Interagency Senior Pass: $10- Valid for life

Available to U.S. citizens or permanent residents age 62 or older. Admits the pass holder and any accompanying passengers in a single, private, non-commercial vehicle. Access and use of, U.S. Bureau of Land Management, U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service, National Park Service, U.S. Department of Reclamation, and the U.S. Department of Agriculture-Forest Service sites that charge entrance or standard amenity fees. Also provides a 50% discount for pass owner on some expanded amenity fees such as camping (excluding hook-ups), boat launching, etc.

*A private vehicle is defined as any non-commercial vehicle that is being used for private recreational purposes.

Interagency Access Pass: Free - Valid for life

Available to U.S. citizens or permanent residents who have permanent disability, regardless of age. Admits the pass holder and any accompanying passengers in a single, private, non-commercial vehicle. Access and use of, U.S. Bureau of Land Management, U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service, National Park Service, U.S. Department of Reclamation, and the U.S. Department of Agriculture-Forest Service sites that charge entrance or standard amenity fees. Also provides a 50% discount for pass owner on some expanded amenity fees such as camping (excluding hook-ups), boat launching, etc.

*A private vehicle is defined as any non-commercial vehicle that is being used for private recreational purposes.

Interagency U.S. Military Pass: Free - Valid for 12 months

Available to active U.S military members and dependents in the Army, Navy, Air Force, Marines, Coast Guard and Reserve and National Guard members. Must be obtained in person at a Federal recreation site by showing a Common Access Card (CAC) or Military ID. Allows access for 1 full year from date of first use. Admits the pass holder and any accompanying passengers in a single, private, non-commercial vehicle.

*A private vehicle is defined as any non-commercial vehicle that is being used for private recreational purposes.

Interagency 4th Grade Annual Pass: Free - Valid for 12 months

Available to U.S. 4th graders (including home-schooled and free-choice learners 10 years of age) with a valid Every Kid in a Park paper pass. To obtain a paper pass visit the Every Kid in a Park website. Digital version of the paper pass (such as on smart phones or tablets) will not be accepted. Learn more at the Every Kid In a Park website.

Note: If your National Park Pass is lost or stolen there is no mechanism for replacement. A new pass must be purchased.

Commercial Tours

To operate a business, profit or non-profit, the park requires a Commercial Use Authorization (formally known as Incidental Business Permit). All commercial tours that enter the park on a regular basis must have a CUA and are required to pay the commercial tour fee at the entrance station on each visit. Entrance fees are based on vehicle capacity. Click here for more info.

Educational Fee Waiver

Academic institutions may be eligible for a fee waiver. Click here for more info.

 

2017 Fee Free Days:

The following days have been designated as fee free days for 2017 (entrance fee will be waived):

January 16
(Martin Luther King, Jr. Day)

Februrary 20
(Presidents' Day)

April 15-16
(National Park Week fee free weekend)

April 22-23
(National Park Week fee free weekend)

August 25
(National Park Service Birthday)

September 30
(National Public Lands Day)

November 11-12
(Veterans Day Weekend)

Last updated: June 6, 2017

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Mailing Address:

PO BOX 129
Honaunau, HI 96726

Phone:

(808) 328-2326

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