Haleakalā National Park News
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Historic Kapalaoa Wilderness Cabin in Haleakalā Crater Gets Some TLC
June 16, 2022 | 1:36 pm
KULA, Maui — The National Park Service has good news for cabin users staying at Kapalaoa Wilderness Cabin in Haleakalā Crater. Damaged and worn down from 85 years of use, the original flooring at Kapalaoa Wilderness Cabin was due for replacement.
Hawaiian Immersion Teacher Paid Opportunity to Spend the Summer at Haleakalā National Park
May 17, 2022 | 11:36 am
KULA, Maui — Haleakalā National Park is seeking a K-12 Hawaiian Immersion teacher to participate in the Teacher-Ranger-Teacher Program during the summer of 2022.
Bird is the Word at Haleakalā National Park’s ʻUaʻu Night
May 16, 2022 | 4:24 pm
KULA, Maui—It is that time of year when ʻuaʻu (Hawaiian petrel, Pterodroma sanwichensis) return to the summit of Haleakalā. To spot them for yourself, join wildlife biologists and park rangers at ʻUaʻu Night on Saturday, May 21 from 7:30 to 9 pm outside of the Haleakalā Visitor Center at 9,740 feet.
Spark a Connection with Haleakalā by Celebrating National Park Week April 16–24, 2022
April 12, 2022 | 12:03 pm
Kula, Maui - Haleakalā National Park is celebrating National Park Week with ʻUaʻu Night, Junior Ranger activities, bird viewing, and a drop-in trash clean up.
Have Fun in the Sun at Haleakalā National Park’s Solar Week
March 16, 2022 | 4:18 pm
Kula, Maui —Join Haleakalā National Park in celebrating the Solar Week! Starting Sunday, March 20 through Saturday, March 26, 2022, visit the “House of the Sun” to explore daytime astronomy and learn about our closest star.
Kīpahulu Campground to Reopen via New Online Reservation System on March 16, 2022
March 1, 2022 | 12:43 pm
Kula, Maui — Haleakalā National Park has good news for campers! The Kīpahulu Campground will officially reopen on March 16, 2022.To stay in the campground, campers will need to utilize the new online reservation system on Recreation.gov, starting March 16.
Haleakalā National Park Public Scoping Period Begins for Air Tour Management Plan
February 28, 2022 | 9:47 am
Kula, Maui — The National Park Service (NPS) and the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) are seeking public input on potential alternatives to be considered for an air tour management plan (ATMP) for Haleakalā National Park.
Mighty Mules and Friends Celebrate Over Three Decades of Combined Service
February 16, 2022 | 2:24 pm
Kula, Maui — Justine, Lōkahi, and Ricki, three mules employed at Haleakalā National Park, have achieved a combined 30 years of distinguished employment in the National Park Service and are eyeing their retirement. Their human co-worker, Anne-Marie, is off to new adventures as well at Pearl Harbor National Memorial. Anne-Marie and these mighty mules help preserve and protect more than 30 miles of trails and numerous facilities throughout Haleakalā National Park.
Haleakalā National Park Asks for Assistance with Tree Poaching Violations
February 8, 2022 | 1:56 pm
Kula, Maui —The National Park Service is requesting assistance in identifying those responsible for cutting down trees at Lelekea Beach in the Kῑpahulu District of Haleakalā National Park. The incident took place overnight between February 3 and 4, 2022.
Haleakalā Through the Voices of Her Stewards
January 24, 2022 | 10:23 am
Kula, HI– New Haleakalā stories are now available due to a collaborative oral history project with the University of Hawaiʻi at Mānoa Center for Oral History and the National Park Service. The kumu (purpose) of the project was to explore the history of early park natural resource management through the voices of people who have worked in and experienced the park over many years.