The Office of Maunakea Management merged with Maunakea Support Services in August 2020, creating the Center for Maunakea Stewardship, which is responsible for UH-managed Maunakea lands. Please visit the center's website for more information. The migration of OMKM information to the Center for Maunakea Stewardship site is expected to be completed by the start of 2022.

Commercial Tours

Ride, don't drive! If you do not have the required Four-Wheel-Drive (4WD) or do not want to drive yourself, the following commercial tour operators are permitted to conduct passenger tours on Maunakea. Please make sure you ride with one of these listed companies.

Arnott's Lodge & Hiking Adventures LLC
98 Apapane Road
Hilo, Hawaii 96720
Phone/Text/Whatsapp:  (808) 339-0921
Landline: (808) 969-7097

Hawaii Forest & Trail
73-5593A Olowalu Street
Kailua-Kona, HI 96740
Phone: (808) 331-8505
Fax: (808) 329-9628

Hawaiian Haoles, Inc. dba Hawaiian Eyes Tours
73-4187 Hulikoa Drive Kailua-Kona, HI 96740
Phone: (808) 333-6750 (English)
Phone: (808) 937-5555 (Japanese)
Email: (English)
Website: (English)
Website: (Japanese) 

Super Vacation Hawaii
PO Box 4371, Hilo HI 96720
Phone: 808-896-3463


Paradise Safaris, Inc. dba Mauna Kea Summit Adventures
PO Box 9027
Kailua-Kona, HI 96745
Phone: (808) 322-2366
Fax: (808) 325-1023

Robert's Hawaii Tours
73-4800 Kanalani St. #200
Kailua-Kona, 96740
Phone: (808) 329-1688
Fax: (808) 329-2631

Taikobo Hawaii
73-5576 Kauhola Street, Suite 2
Kailua-Kona, HI 96740
Phone (Main): 808-329-0599
Phone (English): 808-300-8552

Commercial tour operator permit availability is regulated through Hawaii Administrative Rules, the Mauna Kea Master Plan, and Mauna Kea Comprehensive Management Plan.  Contact us for more information.

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