Puʻu ʻUalakaʻa State Wayside
5/21/20 - Puʻu ʻUalakaʻa State Wayside is OPEN for day hiking use, subject to Covid-19 restrictions. Lookouts are CLOSED. Day Use Facilities remain CLOSED. Access gates will be OPEN for parking access on WEEKENDS ONLY. Gates will be locked at 6:45 pm.
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.
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.
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.
WEEKENDS 7:00 am to 6:45 pm
Forested area on a cinder cone close to downtown Honolulu. Lookout provides sweeping view of southern O’ahu from Diamond Head to Pearl Harbor, including Honolulu and Manoa Valley. Picnic shelters available. Start of trailhead for ‘Ualaka’a Loop Trail (a 1-mile loop).