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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 »

North Shore Shuttle CLOSED

Posted on Mar 16, 2020

Aloha, The Kaua’i North Shore Shuttle has been tracking the rapidly evolving impacts of the coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic. As a result, and to implement the CDC guidance of avoiding groups of more than 10 people,… Read More »

Kalalau Trail CLOSED – 3/16/20

Posted on Mar 16, 2020

The Kalalau Trail is CLOSED due to flash flooding of the Hanakapiai Stream. Turn Around Dont Drown!

(Honolulu) – The DLNR Division of State Parks will implement an extensive environmental water sampling program of the Kahana Stream and adjoining areas within the Ahupuaʻa ʻO Kahana State Park, Oahu. The water quality testing… Read More »

Read More Parking Fees to Begin at Makena State Park – Parking fees are now in effect at Makena State Park. (Kahului, Maui) – Following the introduction of paid parking this year at several State Parks (Hā’ena State Park and Kōkeʻe-Waimea Canyon State… Read More »

Hundreds Expected to Ring in the New Year at Kaiwi Scenic Shoreline (Honolulu) – It’s become an iconic New Year’s Day tradition in Hawai‘i and across the country.  State Parks in all 50 states are… Read More »

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