Hāpuna Beach State Recreation Area
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Hāpuna Beach State Recreation Area

Hours 7:00 am to 8:00 pm, daily
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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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. 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.