State Parks

HONOLULU -- The Department of Land and Natural Resources (DLNR) Division of State Parks will reopen the Castle Beach area of the Malaekahana State Recreation Area tomorrow morning.

LIHU‘E – The Department of Land and Natural Resources will making improvements at Koke‘e and Waimea Canyon State Parks, starting December 4, 2014. Work includes replacement of water tanks servicing the comfort stations at the Pu‘u Hinahina and Waimea Canyon lookouts in the Waimea Canyon State Park> There will also be roadway repairs and drainage improvements on Koke‘e Road and repaving of the camping parking area in Koke‘e State Park. The project is expected to be completed by the end of February 2015.

HONOLULU -- The Department of Land and Natural Resources (DLNR) Division of State Parks will begin work on improvements at the Kahuku section of the Malaekahana State Recreation Area on December 1, 2014, that will include demolition of existing cabins and structures.

DEPARTMENT OF LAND AND NATURAL RESOURCESNews Release NEIL ABERCROMBIEGOVERNOR WILLIAM J. AILA JR,CHAIRPERSON For Immediate News Release November 20, 2014    MALAEKAHANA STATE RECREATION AREA, KAHUKU SECTION, OAHU, IS CLOSED UNTIL FURTHER NOTICE DUE TO HAZARDOUS TREES  HONOLULU —  Today, William Aila, Chair of the Board of Land and Natural Resources announced that due to ...
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HONOLULU – Following close collaboration with a community advisory group and a voluntary compliance trial, the Department of Land and Natural Resources (DLNR) is implementing a vehicle access permit system for the heavily used roads at Kaʻena Point State Park Reserve, Mokulēʻia section.

LIHUE – The Department of Land and Natural Resources (DLNR) Division of State Parks is conducting public safety improvement work at Haena State Park on Kauai, beginning Oct. 27, 2014 and continuing through Nov. 8, 2014. The work includes stabilization of loose boulders and other material along the road near Waiakanaloa Wet Cave.

DEPARTMENT OF LAND AND NATURAL RESOURCES News Release NEIL ABERCROMBIE GOVERNOR WILLIAM J. AILA JR, CHAIRPERSON For Immediate News Release October 20, 2014 DLNR REOPENS STATE PARKS, FOREST AREAS, HARBORSAssessment finds minimal damage to facilities HONOLULU — The Department of Land and Natural Resources (DLNR) will reopen all state parks, state small boat harbors, and ...
Read More 10/20/14 – DLNR REOPENS STATE PARKS, FOREST AREAS, HARBORS Assessment finds minimal damage to facilities

HONOLULU –The Department of Land and Natural Resources (DLNR) has begun work to complete the Fort Ruger Pathway on the exterior slopes of Diamond Head State Monument. A groundbreaking ceremony for phase two of the pathway improvements was held today at the park, led by Board of Land and Natural Resources Chairperson William Aila, Jr., and attended by legislators and representatives of the Hawaii Tourism Authority (HTA), Kapiolani Community College, Diamond Head Citizens Advisory Committee, and the state Department of Defense (which shares management and jurisdiction of Diamond Head State Monument).

WAILUKU, Maui –The Department of Land and Natural Resources (DLNR) today issued a notice to proceed for construction of the first phase of the Central Maui Regional Sports Complex project. Construction will begin on Tuesday, Sept. 2, and is expected to be completed by Dec. 2015.

HONOLULU — The Department of Land and Natural Resources (DLNR) announces that eight Oʻahu state parks will resume fall-winter park hours the day after Labor Day, Tuesday, Sept. 2, 2013. Parks will be open from 7 a.m. to 6:45 p.m. daily, and signage reflecting the change will be posted.