Haleakala National Park

[ hah-ley-ah-kah-lah-nash-uh-nl pahrk, nash-nuhl ]

  1. a national park located on the Hawaiian island of Maui, featuring the dormant volcano Haleakala, with a crater at its summit that is renowned as a site for viewing spectacular sunrises and sunsets. 52 square miles (135 square kilometers).

Origin of Haleakala National Park

First recorded in 1955–60; from Hawaiian Haleakalā; literally, “house of the sun”

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