Kaloko-Honokohau National Historical Park


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Kaloko-Honokohau National Historical Park:

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National Parks
Name Type1 Location Year authorized Size
acres (hectares)
Description
Acadia NP SE Maine 1919 48,419 (19,603) Mountain and coast scenery.
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Kaloko-Honokohau National Historical Park

Address:73-4786 Kanalani St, Suite 14
Kailua-Kona, HI 96740

Phone:808-329-6881
Web: www.nps.gov/kaho/
Size: 1,161 acres.
Established: Established on November 10, 1978.
Location: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).
Facilities:Limited.
Activities:Hiking, fishing, swimming, snorkeling, scuba diving, kayaking.
Special Features: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.

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Notable exceptions to the general trend include parks with little annual fluctuation in temperature, such as Hawaii's Kaloko-Honokohau National Historical Park. Other outliers are those sites already on the warm end of the spectrum.
Jon Jokiel is a supervisory park ranger (interpretation) at Kaloko-Honokohau National Historical Park in Kailua-Kona, Hawaii.
Kaloko-Honokohau National Historical Park includes 650 acres of black lava fronting the sea.
After a brief stay here, head north out of town to Kaloko-Honokohau National Historical Park, where you'll see an ancient Hawaiian technology, the loko kuapa or rock-wall fishpond, a sort of lagoon that native Hawaiians used to catch fish.
Kaloko-Honokohau National Historical Park. It should be officially open to visitors by early summer.
* Kaloko-Honokohau National Historical Park on the Kono Coast of the island of Hawai'i.