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Expect Closures for 12 Days in August and September HONOLULU, UPDATE, July 13, 2015 –Repairs and improvements to the popular Makapu’u Trail in the Kaiwi State Scenic Shoreline were initiated in February. The Department of… Read More »

Smoking is now banned in all Hawaiʻi State Parks, as a new law – Act 123, SLH 2015 – went into effect as of July 1, 2015.  The ban includes smoking, including electronic cigarettes, and… Read More »

(Click here to watch video album) Upcoming Studies and Public Meetings HONOLULU –  Kealakekua Bay State Historical Park on Hawaii Island is one of the state’s quintessential and most popular state parks.  It attracts thousands… Read More »

HONOLULU — The Division of State Parks is in the process of renovating and repairing the ironwork fence and plastered wall surrounding the grounds of ʻIolani Palace. Gates at the grounds’ multiple entrances are also… Read More »

HONOLULU – The Department of Land and Natural Resources (DLNR), Division of State Parks in partnership with PBR HAWAII & Associates, Inc., is inviting the public to review the draft of the 2015 Statewide Comprehensive… Read More »

KAHULUI, MAUI —  The rental cabins at Waiʻānapanapa State Park will close effective April 1, 2015, for approximately 9 months as construction begins on renovations and new wastewater treatment systems. Cabins will not be available… Read More »

LIHU‘E – The Department of Land and Natural Resources (DLNR) announces an open fishing season for rainbow trout in the Koke‘e Public Fishing Area (PFA) on Kaua‘i, beginning Saturday, June 20, 2015. Anglers may fish… Read More »

HONOLULU – The Department of Land and Natural Resources (DLNR), Division of State Parks is seeking applications for several vacancies on the Koke‘e State Park Advisory Council, a nine-member council appointed by the Governor, the… Read More »

Kahului, Maui– When Hurricane Iselle stormed through the Hawaiian Islands in August 2014, it left a wide path of destruction in forests from the Big Island of Hawaii to Maui and all the way up… Read More »

In response to continued illegal campers abusing the fragile and overtaxed Nāpali Coast State Wilderness Park, Kauaʻi, camping permits are now required to hike beyond Hanakāpīʻai Valley along the Kalalau Trail.  Hanakāpīʻai is a two… Read More »