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Haleakala Park ends lottery for wilderness cabins

Houla Cabin, one of three remote wilderness cabins available to visitors through a reservation. Houla Cabin, one of three remote wilderness cabins available to visitors through a reservation.

HALEAKALA NATIONAL PARK, Maui (KHNL) - Changes have been made to how visitors can reserve for a wilderness cabin on Maui.

Starting in September, Haleakala National Park will no longer use a lottery system to select cabin users.  Instead, all reservations will be taken over the phone on a first come basis. 

Reservations may be made by calling (808) 572-4400 during the hours of 1:00 p.m. and 3:00 p.m. seven days a week.  All reservations require a credit card.

The park is working with a local vendor to develop an online cabin reservation system.  Park officials say ending the lottery and converting to a credit card based system is the first step in that transition.

The new online system is expected sometime this fall.

 

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