Pick up a hiking trail map at the orientation center to explore Kahana Valley State Park, the only State-owned ahupuaÔa (land division that runs from the ocean to the mountain ridge) left intact from prehistoric times. The park includes archaeological si
Art, Botanical Garden, Children's, Culture, Historic House, Library, Park, Specialized
The Contemporary Museum, Honolulu, is the only museum in the state of Hawai‘i devoted exclusively to contemporary art. TCM provides an accessible forum for provocative, dynamic forms of visual art, offering interaction with art and artists in a unique Island environment.
Begin your visit to Haleakala by stopping at one of the three visitor centers: Park Headquarters Visitor Center near the park entrance; Haleakala Visitor Center located near the summit; or Kipahulu Visitor Center, located near Hana along the east Maui coa
Hawaii National Park, Hawai'i
As the point of entry to HawaiÔi Volcanoes National Park, Kilauea Visitor Center orients visitors to AmericaÕs most active volcano. Obtain information and sign in for hikes; see films and exhibits.
Kalaupapa National Historical park preserves the historic Kalaupapa HansenÕs Disease Settlement established in 1866 including Father DamienÕs church and numerous archaeological sites. Access to Kalaupapa is restricted and by reservation only but excellen
Visit the archaeological remains of a traditional Hawaiian fishing community. A self-guided trail leads you to housesites and a canoe halau (longhouse), into a game area where you can practice spear throwing,Ôulu maika (disc rolling) and konane (checkers)
Historic House, Park
Two historic houses tell the story of six generations of the Parker family and Parker Ranch, one of the largest ranches in the United States.
Parker Ranch Visitor Center and Museum display artifacts, exhibits and a video to orient visitors to 150 years of ranch history.
This traditional place of refuge, where Hawaiians could seek sanctuary from battle or the kapu (laws), include remains of the ruling chiefÕs housing complex and a reconstruction of the important Hale o Keawe Heiau which originally housed the bones of many
Nature Centers, Park
At scenic MakapuÔu Point, this outdoor site features dolphin and sea lion shows, tropical marine fish, and a large aquarium.
Tour this World War II submarine with a narrated walkman-style headset. The museum includes exhibits, artifacts, and videos on the history of submarines.
This 1,800 acres site on OÔahuÕs north shore offers landscaped gardens, cultural activities and outdoor adventures.