Top ChoiceViewpoint in Palaʻau State Park

Kalaupapa Overlook

Kalaupapa Overlook

This spot offers a scenic overview of the Kalaupapa Peninsula, formerly an isolation zone for sufferers of Hansen's disease (leprosy), from the edge of a 1600ft cliff. It's easy to get the lay of the land from up...

Cultural Site in Palaʻau State Park


Kauleonanahoa (the penis of Nanahoa) is Hawaii's premier phallic stone, standing proud in a little clearing inside an ironwood grove about a five-minute walk from the parking area near Kalaupapa Overlook. The...

Park in Palaʻau State Park

Pala‘au State Park

Soak in the views over the Kalaupapa Peninsula, listen to winds rustle through groves of ironwood and eucalyptus trees and witness sacred rocks that represent human genitals. This misty state park is at the end...