Haleakala National Park

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Haleakala National Park

Haleakala National Park Maui,HI

HistoryThe people of Haleakala visited the famous crater but its environs were considered sacred.

HistoryThe Hawaiian islands were colonized by Polynesian seafarers in the 10th century

HistoryFrom this period on humans lived on Maui, but the heights of Haleakala itself were not inhabited.

HistoryThe people did make use of the resources there, for example quarrying lava rock for use in creating tools and other objects.

AnimalHawaiian Petrels are dark grey-brown petrels that are endemic to Hawaii.

AnimalA Nene is a Hawaiian goose that comes form the species of goose endemic and is the official bird of Hawaii.

PlantGeraniums are are a genus of 422 species of flowering annual, biennial, and perennial plants that are commonly known as the cranesbills.

AnimalHoneycreepers are small, passerin birds that are endemic to Hawaii.They are species of a subfamily called Drepanidinae.

AnimalA Fiery Skipper is a butterfly of the family Hesperiidae and are approximately 1 inch long. The males are orange or yellow with black spots while the females are dark brown with orange or yellow spots.

PlantHaleakala silverswords are rare plants part of the daisy family. It is generally known as ahinahina in Hawaiian.

PlantBamboo orchids, also known as Arundina graminifolia, is a species of orchid and the sole accepted species of the genus Arundina.

There are many things to do in Haleakala National. You can hike on the Pipwai, visit Haleakala's famous crater, take a pony express tour on a horse and much more.

Things to Do

PlantThe Butterfly Bush is a flower that humm,ing birds and butterflies are very attracted to. The usually bloom from mid July through frost, producing abundant flower spikes which look and smell somewhat like miniature lilacs.


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