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UPDATE: 9/18/20 - All State Coastal & Beach Parks on the island of Hawaii Remain CLOSED Through September 30, 2020. This measure mirrors the Mayor's Covid-19 Emergency Rule No. 11.


9/9/20: Starting Thursday September 10 select State Parks, Beaches and Nā Ala Hele Trails on O‘ahu that were closed in August due to Covid-19 control measures will reopen with the same set of restrictions announced in Mayor Kirk Caldwell’s Emergency Order 2020-26.



The DLNR Division of State Parks (DSP) is preparing for the reopening of Polihale State Park on Kaua‘i, although no firm date has yet been set. Due to overuse and abuse, the popular beach and… Read More »

(Honolulu) – State Parks, beaches and Naā Ala Hele trails on O‘ahu that were closed in August due to Covid-19 control measures reopen on Thursday, Sept. 10, 2020 with the same set of restrictions announced… Read More »

At the request of Mayor Harry Kim and to mirror the County of Hawaiʻiʻs latest Emergency Order closing all County Beach Parks, the DLNR Division of State Parks is CLOSING all Hawaii Island Coastal and… Read More »

August 6, 2020 All State Parks on Oahu Closing Effective Friday at Midnight: Closure Plan Mirrors City & County of Honolulu’s Act with Care – Do Not Gather Order (Honolulu) – Large, unauthorized gatherings, social… Read More »

The Kalalau Trail, Nāpali Coast State Wilderness Park, reopened as of 12 noon on Wednesday, July 29.  Camping permits will be honored from today. NOTE:  Polihale State Park remains closed for a variety of reasons,… Read More »

UPDATED July 1, 2020 – As State and County imposed measures have been successful at keeping COVID-19 at bay in Hawaiʻi, the Division of State Parks is commensurately lessening restrictions and reopening park areas in… Read More »


Posted on Jun 3, 2020

Pursuant to Chapter 91, Hawaii Revised Statutes, notice is hereby given that the Department of Land and Natural Resources (DLNR), State of Hawaii, will hold a public hearing by videoconference on proposed amendments to Chapter… Read More »

Numerous, popular state parks are slated to reopen on Saturday, May 2 for access for ocean recreation, mauka trail use, and general exercise. The DLNR Division of State Parks developed selection criteria to determine which… Read More »

Diamond Head State Monument Among Closed Parks (Honolulu) – To facilitate social distancing recommendations, The Hawaii Division of State Parks is announcing the closure of all State Parks, Recreation Areas, State Monuments, Historic Parks and… Read More »

The five mile dirt entry road to Polihale State Park is flooded. The park has been closed. Once the weather clears is usually takes several days for the road to dry out. Updates will be… Read More »

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