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Haleakalā NP
Haleakalā National Park is home to the ʻAhinahina or Haleakalā Silversword. Elevation in the park ranges from sea level in Kīpahulu to 10,023 ft at the Summit.
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Haleakalā NP Jun 21
The photos above showcase the Leleiwi Overlook structure. This particular structure was built in 1966 during the Mission 66 project (1955-1966), which was initiated after World War II, using a more modern style of…
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Haleakalā NP Jun 15
It’s been a full and adventurous week of orientation at Haleakalā for it’s 2019 ‘Imi I Ka Lama team. An 8-week long collegiate summer internship partnered with , team members and leaders serve alongside…
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Haleakalā NP Jun 14
It is that time of year again for ʻuaʻu (Hawaiian petrel) nesting season! The ʻuaʻu is an endangered seabird found only in Hawai‘i. From February to October, Haleakalā is home to the largest monitored population of…
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Haleakalā NP Jun 7
This ring was recovered in 2009 from a rock shelter within the wilderness of Haleakalā National Park. It is not known when or who left the piece of jewelry, but it can tell us that people have been exploring this…
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Haleakalā NP May 31
Blackburnia medeirosi Liebherr HALE 2603 Collector: RAINA KAHOLOA'A Collected: Kīpahulu Valley Blackburnia medeirosi is one of many insect species endemic to (found only in) Haleakalā National Park. Blackburnia…
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Haleakalā NP May 10
This year marks 50 years that the Kīpahulu section has been part of Haleakalā National Park. On January 10, 1969, much of the ancient moku (district) of Kīpahulu was added to Haleakalā…
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Haleakalā NP May 3
Spring is here and the endemic māmane (Sophora chrysophylla) at Haleakalā are in bloom! This is a common species in the subalpine shrubland area of Haleakalā. Depending on the elevation…
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Haleakalā NP Apr 19
Haleakalā National Park has acquired four new team members: Clyde, Rusty, Dozer, and Sparkles! These pack mules will be helping park staff with maintaining the park’s backcountry cabins…
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Haleakalā NP Apr 8
This week is National Volunteer Week and today were highlighting one of our long-term Kia‘i Ala Hele (trail steward) volunteers, Scott Splean. Check out his story on our facebook page! Mahalo Scott!
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Haleakalā NP Apr 7
Morning mist hanging over Hanakauhi Peak at the Haleakalā summit. Thanks to Abigale Snortland for sharing this dreamy shot! BB
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Haleakalā NP Apr 6
Come visit us at the Maui Boy Scout's annual Scout-O-Rama at the Kahului Boys and Girl's Club! We'll be here with games and activites until 6pm today!
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Haleakalā NP Apr 5
Kapalaoa Cabin in the Haleakalā wilderness recently got a facelift! Park staff re-sided the 1937 cabin with redwood to match the original siding. The re-siding took expert skills due to…
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Haleakalā NP Apr 5
Free Haleakalā Admission on April 20th Kicks Off National Park Week! Entrance fees to Haleakalā National Park will be waived for the public on Saturday, April 20, 2019 at the start of…
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Haleakalā NP Mar 22
This week we celebrate Mele Stokesberry, who has been coming to Haleakalā since the 1970’s, and who has served on the board of Friends of Haleakalā National Park for 18 years. Mele now…
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Haleakalā NP Mar 20
Happy first day of spring! And thank you to photographer, Jim Murray, for sharing this awesome shot of one of our native honeycreepers, the ʻamakihi (Chlorodrepanis virens), sipping the…
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Haleakalā NP Feb 25
The deadline is fast approaching on March 1st for the park’s 2019 summer internship programs. To apply for the ‘Imi I Ka Lama Collegiate Internship go to…
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Haleakalā NP Feb 17
The Summit District of Haleakalā NP has reopened for visitors. The Summit was closed for six days after a severe winter storm created hazardous road conditions. Warm temperatures have melted the ice making the road up to 9,740' safe to travel.
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Haleakalā NP Feb 14
The Summit District will remain closed through Friday, Feb 15, 2019.The National Weather Service is predicting continued cold temperatures and precipitation for the summit. The weather is resulting in extremely dangerous driving conditions.
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Haleakalā NP 19 Feb 17
We have some ranger-led programs scheduled in the Summit District for the week! Check our schedule any time at
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Haleakalā NP 11 Feb 17
Visitor Services Volunteer Application Deadline Is Next Week.
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