- The whole mountainous park itself is open 24/7/365.
- The Park Headquarters Visitor Center, located at the 7000 foot level, is available from 8AM to 3:45PM (phone 808 572 4459--THIS IS THE NUMBER TO CALL FOR RESERVATIONS, which I kept dialing and never could get through, for they seem to be always busy--although you can leave a number, which I did not do)
- The Haleakala Visitor Center is at 9740 feet, although the summit is at 10,023 feet. Here is where the crowds agglomerate for the sunset.
- At the top on a side road is also a scientific observatory:
Next week, Pearl's Ashes #10, Mount Kilimanjaro.