Come visit Mauna‘ala, be inspired, engaged and englightened
If you are planning an event, educational activity or group ho‘okupu offering at Mauna‘ala, please complete a Special Use Permit Application with the following:
Due to the extensive DLNR Special Use Permit approval process, your application request should be submitted to Kahu Kai Maioho at least eight weeks prior to your planned visit.
History of Mauna‘ala
Mauna‘ala, The Royal Mausoleum, is the final resting place for most of Hawai‘i’s Ali‘i. To learn more about this special wahi pana prior to your visit, please tour our virtual huaka‘i of the Mausoleum grounds: View Link
Etiquette When Visiting Mauna‘ala
Though different visitors may follow a slightly different protocol, there are three very distinct practices to remember when visiting Mauna ‘Ala. Please view our virtual huaka‘i and select “Visiting” from the Menu.
If you have any questions, please contact Kahu Kai Maioho at (808) 587-2590.
Ali‘i Birthday Celebration Dates at Mauna‘ala
Ali‘i Trusts, Hawaiian Civic Clubs and Royal Societies typically schedule the Chapel on or around these dates.