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UPDATE: 10/28/20 -  [KAUAI] - The Kalalau Trail has been CLOSED due to flash flooding conditions.


10/26/20 - [OAHU] - Kaena Point State Park remains CLOSED to vehicle access on both sides (Keawaula & Mokuleia). - [MAUI] - Pua'a Ka'a Wayside and Wailua Lookout are OPEN.


10/13/20 - New Park Fees Are In Effect! - Diamond Head State Monument remains CLOSED until further notice.


9/30/10 - [HAWAII] - Coastal and beach State Parks are open as of Oct. 1, 2020.  This includes Hapuna Beach SRA, Kekaha Kai SP, Kiholo SPR (gates will be OPEN), and Mackenzie SRA.


9/24/20 - [OAHU] - Starting Sept. 24th  groups of five people will be allowed in OPEN State Parks, as well as, State Beaches and Trails.  Canopy-type structures are not permitted at this time at State parks, beaches and trails. Diamond Head remains CLOSED.  Starting Sept. 28, Waahila Ridge State Recreation Area will be CLOSED during weekdays for HECO work.


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Submitting Testimony on DLNR Division of State Parks Rules and Regulations

There are multiple ways to submit testimony regarding new or proposed changes to the Division of State Parks Hawaii Administrative Rules:

1.) You can present oral testimony in person at a public hearing,


2.) You can submit written testimony via the following options;

  • By email to [email protected]
  • By fax to 808-587-0311
  • By mail to the Division of State Parks, 1151 Punchbowl Street, Room 310, Honolulu, HI, 96813.

When submitting testimony please provide your name, contact information, the rule you are providing testimony on, if you are “in favor” or “opposed” to the new rule or proposed rule amendment and your testimony.  Testimony from a source that cannot be identified may or may not be considered in the department’s deliberations on the new rule or proposed rule change.