PO Box 369, Makawao Hawaii 96768
The park includes the summit of the dormant volcano that dominates Maui Island as well as the Seven Pools area of Oheo Gulch on the coast beyond Hana. The name means "House of the Sun". There are cabins in the crater that can be reserved in advance. There are also three free tent campgrounds, first come, first served. There are many hiking trails and swimming in the lower pools. No permit is required at the Hosmer Grove and there are no facilities at Oheo Gulch camping area.
It takes two hours to reach the crater from Kihei or Lahaina. From Kahului - Maui, follow Hwys 36, 37, 377 and 378 to park headquarters. The last chance to get gas is Pukalani. For park info and weather updates, contact Haleakala National Park.
Other Parks nearby:
(Makawao) Haleakala National Park
12/03 Coming to The Makawao area
Annual Maui Steel Guitar Festival Maui HI April19-21 Featured performers will also conduct on-site school visits to various Maui schools to educate and and inform Maui's youth about the Hawaiian steel guitar. These visits, targeted specifically for students of these schools, includes both educational sessions and entertainment by the visiting performers.
Maui Classical Music Festival Maui HI May10 Over the years the Festival has received extensive coverage in national newspapers including the Los Angeles Times, USA Today, the New York Times, the Hawaii newspapers, and travel and airline magazines. Feature articles written about the Festival have appeared in important musical publications such as Musical America, Chamber Music America, and American Record Guide.
Pan-Pacific Ho'olaule'a Honolulu HI June7 It is one of the largest outdoor multi-cultural exhibits of its kind in the state of Hawaii and it happens in beautiful Waikiki, right on Kalakaua Avenue!
Merrie Monarch Festival Hilo HI June7-9 Merrie Monarch Festival is a week-long cultural event held annually in Hilo on the island of Hawaii. Festivities start on Easter Sunday and culminate with the Hula competition events at the Edith Kanaka'ole Tennis Stadium - Miss Aloha Hula on Thursday, Hula Kahiko on Friday, and Hula 'Auana on Saturday.
Hawaiian Slack Key Guitar Festival Maui HI June23 Various artists, food, crafts, Guitar exhibitor, and more.
Greek Festival of Hawaii Honolulu HI August24-25 Enjoy Greek foods, Greek coffee, music and entertainment at Hawaii's original Greek festeival.