You’ll soon need a reservation to watch the sunrise.

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Supply and demand – in this case, too many vehicles for too few parking spots – has necessitated a reservation system to watch the sunrise at Haleakala National Park. Early-morning crowds to Haleakala regularly exceed 1,000, while parking spaces number just 150, causing visitor and employee safety concerns. As a result, a paid reservation system will be implemented in February 2017. The one-day reservation will cost $1.50 and can be booked up to 60 days before a visit. Please consult …

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Free admission to Haleakala tomorrow!

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It’s always a great time to visit Haleakala National Park, one of Maui’s greatest scenic wonders, but especially when you can experience it for free. That’s what you can do tomorrow, Saturday, Sept. 26, when the National Park Service waives the entrance fee to commemorate National Public Lands Day. Admission to Haleakala is normally $10 per car and $5 for bikers and hikers, so if you’re staying with us this weekend and have debated going, this may be the incentive …

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