Ala Kahakai National Historic Trail

Planning Your Visit

Operating Hours & Seasons

Operating Hours & Seasons

The trail is not currently open as National Historic Trail, although some sections are accessible by the public under State and County jurisdiction. Visitors are directed to the State Trails (Na Ala Hele) website pertaining to the Ala Kahakai, or contact at Na Ala Hele Trails & Access Specialist, Hawai'i Island, Department of Land & Natural Resources, 19 East Kawili Street, Hilo, Hawaii 96720. Telephone: 808 974-4217 email: [email protected]
 

Fees & Reservations

Fees & Reservations

No fees - the park is free!

You will be required to pay park entrance fees to access the portions of the trails that lie within the boundaries of National Parks that collect entrance fees (Hawai'i Volcanoes National Park & Pu'uhonua o Honaunau National Historical Park).

Directions

Directions

The trail can be unofficially accessed through sections within the four National Parks on the Island of Hawai'i including Hawaii Volcanoes National Park, Pu'uhonua o Honaunau National Historical Park, Kaloko-Honokohau National Historical Park and Pu'ukohola National Historic Site.

Otherwise, the section of the Ala Kahakai under State Na Ala Hele jurisdiction is open for public use. Further information is available through Na Ala Hele...more