Getting To & From

Aerial view of Kalaupapa in 1987

Aerial view of Kalaupapa in 1987

Kalaupapa Airport serves the residents of Kalaupapa Settlement and visitors wishing to tour Kalaupapa National Historic Park.  A permit is necessary before making air reservations to fly into Kalaupapa.

Kalaupapa National Historical Park is administered in cooperation with several Hawai’i State agencies. Persons wishing to visit the park must contact the Hawaii Department of Health at (808) 567-6924 prior to their visit to apply for a permit or prearrange a tour with Damien Tours at (808) 567-6171.

Be sure to visit the National Park Service website prior to scheduling your visit.

Access to the park will be denied to anyone who has not made prior arrangements with the Hawaii Department of Health or Damien Tours. The commercial tour company arranges the permit for their customers. No children under the age of 16 years of age are allowed to enter Kalaupapa. Reservations are required for commercial tours of the settlement, mule rides on the trail and air flights.