Hāpuna Beach State Recreation Area
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Hāpuna Beach State Recreation Area

6/23/20 - Hāpuna Beach State Recreation Area is OPEN for day beach or hiking use subject to Covid-19 restrictions. Main access gates and access gates to Waialea Section will be OPEN DAILY. Gates will be locked at 6:45 pm. A-Frame lodging units will reopen on July 1, 2020, however the THE SHARED USE KITCHEN/DINING PAVILION WILL NOT BE AVAILABLE. Overnight reservations are now open.
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Restrictions for outdoor recreation include the following:
HIKING: No group of more than two persons is allowed to hike on state trails, unless all hikers in the group are part of a single residential or family unit sharing the same address. All persons not part of a single residential or family unit shall maintain a distance of at least 20 feet from any other hiker.
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BEACHES: All groups are limited to a single residential or family unit sharing the same address, and no family group shall exceed 10 persons. All persons not part of a single residential or family unit shall maintain a distance of at least 6 feet from any other beach user.
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HOURS: All park areas are open for day-use only, all overnight uses, including camping, are prohibited. Please heed the posted park hours, which may be more restrictive than normal park hours.

Hours Daily 7:00 am to 6:45 pm
Entrance Fee Out-of-State Independent Visitor Fee:

  • $5 per visitor vehicle parking fee.

Commercial PUC Tour Vehicle:

  • 1-7 passenger vehicles: $10
  • 8-25 passenger vehicles: $20
  • 26 or more passenger vehicles: $40
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Camping Online reservations for the shelters at Hāpuna must be made at least 7 days in advance of check-in date.
Fees start at $30 per shelter per night.
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Description

Landscaped beach park with swimming during calm seas, bodysurfing during periods of shore breaks, sunbathing and other beach-related activities, picnicking and shelter lodging opportunities.

Dangerous rip currents and pounding shore breaks during periods of high surf! Waves over 3 feet high are for experts – all others should stay out of the water and away from the shoreline! Lifeguard services. Hiking opportunity along the coastal trail. (61.8 acres)

Hāpuna Beach State Recreation Area rents 4-person A-Frame shelters.  These shelters consist of a single screened room with wooden sleeping platforms and a picnic table. NOTE: DUE TO COVID RULES, THE SHARED USE KITCHEN/DINING PAVILION WILL NOT BE AVAILABLE – FOOD AND OTHER PERSONAL SUPPLIES MUST BE STORED IN THE UNIT GUESTS ARE OCCUPYING UNTIL FURTHER NOTICE.  Centrally located in the shelter complex is an enclosed pavilion with a range, refrigerator, and tables. Comfort Stations with cold showers and restrooms are available for shared use by all shelters.

Hāpuna Beach Concession Open Daily

Three Frogs Cafe (snack bar) at the Hāpuna Beach State Recreation Area is open daily from 10am-4pm, serving fish tacos, burgers and salads, tropical smoothies and shave ice.  They also offer beach rentals of boogie boards, beach chairs and umbrellas, and snorkeling gear.