Bird-watching: One of the greatest places on earth to observe seabirds and the endangered nēnē. Observation scopes are available to see them up close and personal.
Native Plants: Observe native coastal plants thriving in their habitats. Learn about restoration efforts for the ālula and other plants that had almost disappeared from the island.
Geology: Kīlauea Point is the remnant of the former Kīlauea volcanic vent that last erupted about 15,000 years ago. Today, only a small U-shaped portion remains, including a spectacular 568-foot ocean bluff.
Historic Lighthouse: Visit the historic Kīlauea Point Lighthouse Station, listed on the National Register of Historic Places. To learn more, click here.
Interpretation and Education Programs: Volunteers and staff are available to help identify the many birds and wildlife using the refuge. Displays at the Kīlauea Point Contact Station and Visitor Center are also a great introduction to this natural treasure.
Nature Photography: Enjoy breathtaking vistas and world-class views. The backdrop of Kīlauea Point is a photographer’s dream!
Shopping: The Kīlauea Point Natural History Association operates a bookstore filled with memoirs and educational resources. Proceeds support environmental education programs at Kīlauea Point.