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**IMPORTANT PARK NOTICES**

2/20/24 - UPDATED - [HAWAII]: Hapuna State Recreation Area and Kekaha Kai State Park, Manini Owali (Kua Bay) and Mahaiʻula Sections have REOPENED.

2/20/24 - UPDATED - [OAHU]: Kaʻena Point State Park, Mokuleʻia Section gate is CLOSED to vehicle access due to road conditions and large surf on the coastal roads. The Keawaʻula gate has REOPENED.

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In honor of World Wetlands Day, the DLNR Division of State Parks and the Hawai‘i Wildlife Fund are holding an anchialine pool workday and beach cleanup. 38 years ago an intergovernmental treaty was signed that… Read More »

The DLNR Division of Forestry and Wildlife (DOFAW) will open a special feral goat hunting opportunity in the Nāpali Coast State Wilderness Park. The area open to hunting will be called Nualolo Kai. Applications are… Read More »

1/14/19 – UPDATE – WHALE CARCASS OFF SAND ISLAND PARK On Saturday, (1/12/19) a cooperative operation between city & county, state, and federal government agencies resulted in the successful removal of a decomposing whale carcass… Read More »

Diamond Head (Lē‘ahi) is one of Hawaii’s most iconic geological features and a significant natural, cultural, historical, and recreational resource, hosting over 1 milliion visitors per year. The Department of Land and Natural Resources (DLNR),… Read More »

The annual First Day Hike on the Makapu’u Light House Trail at the Kaiwi State Scenic Shoreline on O‘ahu is arguably the most unique of the nearly 1,200 hikes in America’s State Parks each New… Read More »

On Thursday, December 6, Lava Tree State Monument in the Puna District on Hawai‘i Island will open for the first time in more than seven months. The state park, within eyesight of the East Rift… Read More »

In April  2018, the Island of Kauaʻi exeperienced unprecedented rainfall, topping 50″ in two days in some locations.  The North Shore region, from Hanalei to Napali,  was particularly hard hit.  Multiple landslides along the shoreline… Read More »

Historic Flood Event Accelerates Long-Planned Improvements Repairs and upgrades to make Hāʻena State Park more resilient to future floods, as well as to address public safety and accessibility issues, will begin next week.  A replacement… Read More »

UPDATE 4/16/18 – DUE TO THE FLOOD DAMAGE AND INDEFINITE CLOSURE OF THE KALALAU TRAIL, WE WILL NOT BE ISSUING ADDITIONAL PEAK SEASON PERMITS PENDING A DAMAGE ASSESSMENT AND ESTIMATES FOR ROAD AND PARK ACCESS… Read More »

PARK EXPECTED TO STAY OPEN DURING CONSTRUCTION, WILL OPEN LATE ON WEDNESDAYS UPDATE 3/18 – A park improvement project expected to take 3 months has begun at the Maninʻōwali (Kua Bay) Section of Kekaha Kai… Read More »