Aloha! We are currently encountering delays in processing Special Use Permits, Camping Permits, and Kaena Point Vehicle Access Permits. We graciously ask for your patience during these times as both of our Honolulu Administrative Office Permit Staff positions are vacant. - Mahalo, State Parks
Puʻu ʻUalakaʻa State Wayside
7/2/19: The park will close early (5:00pm) on July 4th, 2019.
3/6/19: Pu’u ‘Ualaka’a State Wayside Park is undergoing construction improvements to the City & County of Honolulu’s Radio Communication facilities but remains OPEN to the public. Minor impacts to visitor experience are expected. The project is tentatively scheduled to be completed by September 2019. For more information please see the official Announcement at the bottom of the State Parks homepage.
April 1 to Labor Day:
After Labor Day to March 31:
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).