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[OʻAHU]: UPDATED 11/17/22: Kaʻena Point State Park – We are now accepting the 2023 Kaʻena Point Vehicle Access Permit applications. Please be patient as applications may take longer than the posted 10 days to process.

[MAUI] UPDATED 11/2/22: Polipoli Spring State Recreation Area will remain CLOSED until access roads through Kula Forest Reserve are cleared from storm damage and safe to traverse. Anticipated re-opening is January to mid-February 2023 (Per DOFAW). For updates, please go to:

[MAUI] UPDATED 11/2/22: ʻIAO VALLEY STATE MONUMENT – As of August 1, 2022 ʻIao Valley State Monument will be closed through February, 2023 for the final phase of the slope stabilization project and parking lot improvements.

Kaʻena Talk Story Series

Posted on May 17, 2022

Join DLNR State Parks every Last Friday for our Kaʻena Talk Story Series at Farm to Barn Haleʻiwa from 6 pm-7 pm. Bring friends and family and enjoy the sunset with interactive games and activities for the keiki, and learn about turtles, seabirds, and other important resources at Ka’ena Point State Park. There will be a different topic and speaker each month! Free event, no reservations needed. 

Kaʻena Talk Story Series – Last Friday’s 6 pm – 7 pm
May 27th – Marine Debris: Sustainable Coastlines Hawai’i
June 24th –  Hawaiian Monk Seals: Pacific Islands Fisheries Science Center
July 29th – Marine Reptiles: Conservation Council Hawai’i
August 26th – Seabirds: Pacific Rim Conservation
Farm to Barn, Haleʻiwa
66-320 Kamehameha Hwy, Haleiwa, HI 96712
Can’t make it out to Kaʻena or the Northshore events? Check out our Events Calendar for a State Park Volunteer Day near you.
See you outdoors!