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Kaloko-Honokohau National Historical Park         

Kaloko-Honokohau National Historical Park 
courtesy of the National Park Service

Contact Information:
Kaloko-Honokohau National Historical Park  
73-4786 Kanalani St., Suite #14
Kailua-Kona, HI 96740 
808-329-6881
http://www.nps.gov/kaho/

Size: 1,161 acres. 

Location: Kaloko-Honokohau National Historical Park is located at the base of Hualälai Volcano, along the Kona coast of the island of Hawaii; it is 3 miles north of Kailua-Kona and 3 miles south of Keahole-Kona International Airport, along Highway 19 (the Queen Ka`ahumanu Highway). 

Description: Park was established for the preservation, protection, and interpretation of traditional native Hawaiian activities and culture. It was the site of important Hawaiian settlements before the arrival of European explorers. It includes coastal areas, 3 large fishponds, a house site, and other archeological remnants.

Activities: Hiking, fishing, swimming, snorkeling, scuba diving, kayaking. There are very few facilities available within the park. 

Operating Hours: The Visitor Contact Station parking area and Park Store are open from 8:30am to 4:00pm. The Kaloko road gate is open from 8:00am to 5:00 pm daily. Visitors are welcome in the park after 5:00pm, however, their vehicles need to be out of the Visitor Contact Station parking area and Kaloko area before these gates are closed and locked for the night. There is no overnight camping in the park.

History: Established on November 10, 1978.  

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