Coronavirus (COVID-19) Notice
Although most refuge lands and outdoor spaces have remained open for the public to enjoy, we ask that you do the following:

  • Check local conditions on this website and call ahead for current information. Operations vary based on local public health conditions.
  • Face masks are required in all federal buildings and on all federal lands.
  • Maintain a safe distance between yourself and other groups.
  • Wash your hands often with soap and water for at least 20 seconds
  • Avoid touching your eyes, nose and mouth
  • Cover your mouth and nose when you cough or sneeze
  • Most importantly, stay home if you feel sick


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    Kīlauea Point

    Though there is no visitation at Hulēʻia National Wildlife Refuge, come visit us at Kīlauea Point!

    Kīlauea Point NWR

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    Drones Prohibited

    Launching, landing, or disturbing of wildlife by aircraft (drones) on the Refuge is prohibited.

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    Baby ‘Alae ‘ula

    When grown, this baby will have a red frontal shield, a red bill with a yellow tip, and greenish colored legs and feet.

    Hawaiian Moorhen

  • Baby koloa

    Baby Koloa Maoli

    This baby grows up to be mottled brown with a green to blue speculum, and bright orange legs and feet.

    Hawaiian Duck

  • Baby nene

    Baby Nēnē

    This baby grows up to have a black face with cream-colored cheeks and a pale gray neck streaked with black and a dark ring at the base.

    Hawaiian Goose

About the NWRS

National Wildlife Refuge System


The National Wildlife Refuge System, within the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service, manages a national network of lands and waters set aside to conserve America's fish, wildlife, and plants.

Learn more about the NWRS