The Visitor Information Station is closed indefinitely.  No services, including phone, restrooms or guides, are available.  

Restroom facilities at the Maunakea Recreation Area or Puuhuluhulu are available. Portable toilets on the summit are open. 

The summit access road is open (subject to the emergency rules passed by the Board of Land and Natural Resources restricting access from 10:00 p.m. to 4:00 a.m.). Vehicular access above Halepohaku will be by 4-wheel drive only and no 2-wheel drive vehicles will be allowed past the end of the paved road. 

Please check this website for updates before planning to visit.  Mahalo for your understanding and we apologize for the inconvenience. 

Meanwhile, if you're interested in Hawaiian culture and astronomy, check out 'Imiloa Astronomy Center in Hilo.  

Also, you can still visit our online store at



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