Due to Hawai‘i’s geographic isolation, the islands present self-contained ecosystems that are among the most unique and interesting in the world. We hope you can visit this magnificent place.
scenes from the incredible north shore of kaua'i
visitor center and nature store
While visiting the Kīlauea Point National Wildlife Refuge, we hope you will take the opportunity to visit us at the Visitor Center - featuring educational displays and videos to enhance your experience.
KPNHA Nature Store
At the shop you will find a wide variety of quality educational products to help you understand the natural environment and natural history of the Kaua‘i National Wildlife Refuge Complex, Kaua‘i and the Hawaiian Islands as a whole. All proceeds further the charitable mission of KPNHA.
about the refuge
Refuge Hours of Operation:
The Refuge is open Tuesday – Saturday from 10:00 am to 4:00 pm, with closures on all major federal holidays. Peak visitation time is in the morning, please consider an alternative time to help facilitate a pleasant Refuge visit. Please give yourself at least 30 minutes to enjoy your time at the Refuge.
An entry fee of $10 is required for adults 16 and older. Children under 16 are free. All Federal Recreational Lands Passes are honored here. Passes are available for purchase at the Refuge. A yearly kamaʻāina pass can be purchased for $20.00. The kamaʻāina pass allows visits to Kīlauea Point throughout the year for the holder and up to 3 guests. The Refuge accepts credit card, cash, or traveler's checks for entry fee or pass purchases.
The button below links to the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service website for information on lighthouse tours and information on the refuge operations. Use the browser back button to return to this site.
P: (808) 828-0384