Haleakala National Park, Hawaii

Haleakala National Park is situated on the island of Maui, Hawaii and contains an inactive volcano. It was established as a national park in 1961 on July 1 and covers an area of around 52 square miles. Around 1.1 million visitors frequent the park each year. The park is divided into to parts, the summit and kipahulu. The summit contains the volcano's summit and Haleakala Crater. A road for vistors to access the park runs directly into this section. Seeing the sunrise from this section is a popular activity for visitors. Kipahulu and the summit are separated by an area that is off limit to the general public to protect the rainforest. Hiking and swimming are popular activities in the Kipahulu section. The park contains more endangered species than any other national parks. All of the wildlife on the island arrived here through early settlers or by migration due to the parks volcanic history.

Haleakala National Park Info


Haleakala National Park

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New Park Film for Haleakalā National Park

Kula, Maui— Haleakalā National Park has officially released a new park film Haleakalā: A Rare and Sacred Landscape.

Hōlua Backcountry Camping to Temporarily Close on June 20

Kula, Maui— On June 20, 2019, the Hōlua backcountry camping area of Haleakalā National Park will temporarily close overnight to control non-native Argentine ants.

Water System Upgrade in the Kīpahulu District of Haleakalā National Park

KÄ«pahulu, Maui— On June 18, 2019, the National Park Service will begin to replace approximately 4,800 feet of waterline pipe in the KÄ«pahulu District of Haleakalā National Park. 

Fatality in the Kīpahulu District of Haleakalā National Park

KÄ«pahulu, Maui — Late in the evening of May 30, 2019, Maui Fire Department, Maui Police Department, and the National Park Service responded to a report of an injured person in the Pools of ‘OheÊ»o in the KÄ«pahulu District of Haleakalā National Park.

Haleakala National Park Photos

Haleakala Silversword

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Haleakala Silversword

This plant is called the Haleakala silversword and grows out of the volcanic cinder of the HaleakalÄ volcano in Maui. They can live for over 50 years and flower only once in their lifetime.

Haleakala Silversword

photerlootestuser posted a photo:

Haleakala Silversword

This plant is called the Haleakala silversword and grows out of the volcanic cinder of the HaleakalÄ volcano in Maui. They can live for over 50 years and flower only once in their lifetime.

Haleakala Silversword

photerlootestuser posted a photo:

Haleakala Silversword

This plant is called the Haleakala silversword and grows out of the volcanic cinder of the HaleakalÄ volcano in Maui. They can live for over 50 years and flower only once in their lifetime.

Haleakala Silversword

photerlootestuser posted a photo:

Haleakala Silversword

This plant is called the Haleakala silversword and grows out of the volcanic cinder of the HaleakalÄ volcano in Maui. They can live for over 50 years and flower only once in their lifetime.

Haleakala Silversword

photerlootestuser posted a photo:

Haleakala Silversword

This plant is called the Haleakala silversword and grows out of the volcanic cinder of the HaleakalÄ volcano in Maui. They can live for over 50 years and flower only once in their lifetime.

Haleakala Silversword

photerlootestuser posted a photo:

Haleakala Silversword

This plant is called the Haleakala silversword and grows out of the volcanic cinder of the HaleakalÄ volcano in Maui. They can live for over 50 years and flower only once in their lifetime.

Haleakala Silversword

photerlootestuser posted a photo:

Haleakala Silversword

This plant is called the Haleakala silversword and grows out of the volcanic cinder of the HaleakalÄ volcano in Maui. They can live for over 50 years and flower only once in their lifetime.

Haleakala Silversword

photerlootestuser posted a photo:

Haleakala Silversword

This plant is called the Haleakala silversword and grows out of the volcanic cinder of the HaleakalÄ volcano in Maui. They can live for over 50 years and flower only once in their lifetime.

Haleakala Silversword

photerlootestuser posted a photo:

Haleakala Silversword

This plant is called the Haleakala silversword and grows out of the volcanic cinder of the HaleakalÄ volcano in Maui. They can live for over 50 years and flower only once in their lifetime.

Haleakala Silversword

photerlootestuser posted a photo:

Haleakala Silversword

This plant is called the Haleakala silversword and grows out of the volcanic cinder of the HaleakalÄ volcano in Maui. They can live for over 50 years and flower only once in their lifetime.

Haleakala Silversword

photerlootestuser posted a photo:

Haleakala Silversword

This plant is called the Haleakala silversword and grows out of the volcanic cinder of the HaleakalÄ volcano in Maui. They can live for over 50 years and flower only once in their lifetime.

Haleakala Silversword

photerlootestuser posted a photo:

Haleakala Silversword

This plant is called the Haleakala silversword and grows out of the volcanic cinder of the HaleakalÄ volcano in Maui. They can live for over 50 years and flower only once in their lifetime.

Haleakala Silversword

photerlootestuser posted a photo:

Haleakala Silversword

This plant is called the Haleakala silversword and grows out of the volcanic cinder of the HaleakalÄ volcano in Maui. They can live for over 50 years and flower only once in their lifetime.

Haleakala Silversword

photerlootestuser posted a photo:

Haleakala Silversword

This plant is called the Haleakala silversword and grows out of the volcanic cinder of the HaleakalÄ volcano in Maui. They can live for over 50 years and flower only once in their lifetime.

Haleakala Silversword

photerlootestuser posted a photo:

Haleakala Silversword

This plant is called the Haleakala silversword and grows out of the volcanic cinder of the HaleakalÄ volcano in Maui. They can live for over 50 years and flower only once in their lifetime.

Haleakala Silversword

photerlootestuser posted a photo:

Haleakala Silversword

This plant is called the Haleakala silversword and grows out of the volcanic cinder of the HaleakalÄ volcano in Maui. They can live for over 50 years and flower only once in their lifetime.

Haleakala Silversword

photerlootestuser posted a photo:

Haleakala Silversword

This plant is called the Haleakala silversword and grows out of the volcanic cinder of the HaleakalÄ volcano in Maui. They can live for over 50 years and flower only once in their lifetime.

Haleakala Silversword

photerlootestuser posted a photo:

Haleakala Silversword

This plant is called the Haleakala silversword and grows out of the volcanic cinder of the HaleakalÄ volcano in Maui. They can live for over 50 years and flower only once in their lifetime.

Haleakala Silversword

photerlootestuser posted a photo:

Haleakala Silversword

This plant is called the Haleakala silversword and grows out of the volcanic cinder of the HaleakalÄ volcano in Maui. They can live for over 50 years and flower only once in their lifetime.

Haleakala Silversword

photerlootestuser posted a photo:

Haleakala Silversword

This plant is called the Haleakala silversword and grows out of the volcanic cinder of the HaleakalÄ volcano in Maui. They can live for over 50 years and flower only once in their lifetime.