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8/16/17 - State Parks has temporarily closed all of Ka‘ena Point State Park on O‘ahu’s North Shore during active search operations for a missing U.S. Army helicopter.  No vehicle, foot, or bicycle traffic is allowed on roads and trails through either the Mokulēʻia or the Keawa‘ula Sections of the park until further notice.  THis notice will be updated  once the park is reopened.



‘Iao Valley State Monument will reopen on Saturday, August 5, 2017,  at 7:00 a.m., The Department of Land and Natural Resources (DLNR) is in the process of completing repairs to the areas in the park… Read More »

Video News Release:   (Honolulu) – Work to restore the Nāpali Coast State Wilderness Park to its true wilderness character continued during a three-day law enforcement operation this week. A dozen officers from the… Read More »

A project to make portions of the Lava Tree State Monument trail accessible for wheelchair users will begin on Monday, February 6.  The park will remain open, but access to certain areas will be temporarily… Read More »

UPDATE 12/20/16 – The walkway to Pailoa Beach has reopened, but work continues The major walkway along the coastline of Wai‘anapanapa State Park in Hana, Maui will be replaced beginning on September 6. The Department… Read More »

HONOLULU – People with mobility disabilities will again be able to join tours at the ʻIolani Palace State Monument. A new custom inclined platform lift will replace an old lift that has been inoperable. The… Read More »

To view the special online, click HERE. Repeated sweeps of the Kalalau Section of the famed Nāpali Coast State Wilderness Park on Kauaʻi since the first of the year, have resulted in 104 people receiving… Read More »

(Click on image to watch video) NĀPALI COAST & KALALAU TRAIL FOCUS OF INCREASED STATE STEWARDSHIPOne Arrested, 70 Cited, and Tons of Trash Airlifted Out Combined law enforcement and clean-up operations at the world-renowned Kalalau… Read More »

DLNR Seeks Input on the Alternatives for the Park Master Plan UPDATE 2/1/16 – Interested people are invited to review and discuss the preliminary alternatives for the management and development of Kealakekua Bay State Historical… Read More »

Natural and Cultural Resource Management Efforts Continue at Ka‘ena Point Apply for a 2016 Kaʻena Vehicle Access Permit online download 2016 Permit Rules & Conditions download map of designated roads at Kaʻena Pointdownload Permit FAQs… Read More »

Comments will be accepted through October 8, 2015 Download Master Plan/EIS LIHU‘E, KAUA‘I —  The Department of Land and Natural Resources, Division of State Parks will continue to accept public comments on the Master Plan… Read More »