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Covid-19 Protocols: Please wear a mask, maintain social distancing, and be respectful of others. Aloha, State Park

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PARK UPDATES: 2/25/21 - [OAHU] - Kaena Point State Park Vehicle Access Gate on the Mokuleia side (north shore) is OPEN. The Keawaula gate (west side) is CLOSED but the park is OPEN.

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2/17/21 - [OAHU] - Waahila Ridge State Recreation Area is CLOSED starting 2/17/21 through 3/2/21 for tree removal. This will limit access to the Waahila Ridge Trail. Their will be limited access to the park through April 2021.

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2/16/21 - [MAUI] - Reservations for Waianapanapa State Park are now OPEN. Reservations for parking and entry will be required starting March 1, 2021 for all non-residents.

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1/5/21 - [MAUI] - Puu Olai a.k.a. Little Beach is CLOSED until further notice.

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12/16/20 - [OAHU] - Diamond Head State Monument is now OPEN!

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11/23/20 - [MAUI] - Iao Valley State Monument is now OPEN. Paid parking by credit card only.

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11/3/20 - [HAWAII] - Hapuna Beach State Recreation Area is OPEN.  Restroom services are limited to portable toilets due to a recent water main break.

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UPDATE: 2/26/21 Starting 2/25-2/26 and 3/1-3/2 a security guard will posted at the park entrance to inform that the park is closed and turn away anyone entering the park from 7:00 AM – 4:00 PM… Read More »

All visitors and commercial operators will need to make reservations to enter the popular Waiʻānapana State Park on Maui, beginning on March 1. Before the COVID-19 pandemic the popular park, located near the end of… Read More »

(POLIHALE STATE PARK, KAUA‘I) – Emotion overcomes Raylene “Sissy” Kahale as she describes the significance of Polihale to Hawaiian families who have lived here for many generations.  “Polihale is like our home. You don’t go… Read More »

(HONOLULU/Maui) – Authorities are searching for the person or people who cut through metal gate poles and fencing at the “entrance” to Pu‘u Ola‘i (Little Beach) at Makena State Park on Maui. The beach section was closed… Read More »

DLNR/DOCARE & Honolulu Community College Academy Sends 12 Into the Field  (HONOLULU) – Conservation Resource Enforcement Officers (CREOs) Kelly Woods and Edward Thompson, along with ten others with no background in law enforcement, graduated from… Read More »

(HONOLULU) – Another holiday weekend mass gathering in a State Park has promoted further warnings to party organizers and participants. Saturday night, DLNR Division of Conservation and Resources Enforcement (DOCARE) officers broke up a gathering… Read More »

(HONOLULU) – The man behind the illegal “kanaka” garden at Wailoa River State Park in Hilo was arrested at Iolani Palace in Honolulu this morning. 64-year-old Gene Tamashiro of Hilo is charged with entering a… Read More »

1/7/21 – (HILO) – Early this morning officers from the DLNR Division of Conservation and Resources Enforcement (DOCARE) stood watch as a crew from the DLNR Division of State Parks removed illegally planted taro and… Read More »

(Kahului) – Sunday afternoon and nighttime beach parties with drum circles, nudity, illegal alcohol and other illicit substances, coupled with hundreds of mask-less people in close contact with one another, has prompted the immediate closure… Read More »

(HONOLULU) – Diamond Head State Monument’s (DHSM) unprecedented closure, due to the COVID-19 pandemic, comes to an end on Thursday, Dec. 17, exactly nine months since the gates were closed.  DLNR Division of State Parks… Read More »

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