Announcements
Photo Credit: Tim DelaVega
hawaii wave

Covid-19 Protocols: Please wear a mask when indoors and in groups, maintain social distancing, and be respectful of others. Aloha, Hawaii State Parks

.

PARK UPDATES: 11/5/21 - [OAHU] - Beginning Nov. 6, 2021 the gates at the Keawaula Section of Kaena Point State Park will be OPEN on weekends from 7am to 7pm.

.

10/12/21 - [KAUAI] - Sections of the Waimea Canyon Lookout are currently CLOSED while repairs are done to the middle viewing deck. This project does not affect other lookouts in Waimea Canyon State Park and Kokee State Park.

.

4/19/21 - [ALL ISLANDS] - Entrance AND parking fees are now required for non-residents at several parks across the islands including: [KAUAI] Haena, Kokee, Waimea Canyon, [OAHU] Diamond Head, Nuuanu Pali, [MAUI] Iao Valley, Makena, Waianapanapa, and [HAWAII] Akaka Falls, Hapuna Beach.  Non-resident visitors will be required to pay for both entry and parking.

.

3/1/21 - [MAUI] - Waianapanapa State Park - Entry and Parking Reservations are now required for all non-residents. For reservations go to www.gowaianapanapa.com

Announcements

ALL

The first of three phases of capital improvement construction costing just over $4.2 million, that will last almost a year, is underway at Hapuna Beach State Recreation Area.  These will affect the makai and mauka… Read More »

Video News Release: www.vimeo.com/219134363   (Honolulu) – Work to restore the Nāpali Coast State Wilderness Park to its true wilderness character continued during a three-day law enforcement operation this week. A dozen officers from the… Read More »

To view the special online, click HERE. Repeated sweeps of the Kalalau Section of the famed Nāpali Coast State Wilderness Park on Kauaʻi since the first of the year, have resulted in 104 people receiving… Read More »

(Click on image to watch video) NĀPALI COAST & KALALAU TRAIL FOCUS OF INCREASED STATE STEWARDSHIPOne Arrested, 70 Cited, and Tons of Trash Airlifted Out Combined law enforcement and clean-up operations at the world-renowned Kalalau… Read More »

DLNR Seeks Input on the Alternatives for the Park Master Plan UPDATE 2/1/16 – Interested people are invited to review and discuss the preliminary alternatives for the management and development of Kealakekua Bay State Historical… Read More »

Comments will be accepted through October 8, 2015 Download Master Plan/EIS (2019 Update) LIHU‘E, KAUA‘I —  The Department of Land and Natural Resources, Division of State Parks will continue to accept public comments on the… Read More »

Public Meeting to be Held  August 19 Download Master Plan/EIS (2019 Update) LIHU‘E, KAUA‘I —  The Department of Land and Natural Resources, Division of State Parks will hold a public meeting next week on the… Read More »

The Kalalau Trail in the Nāpali Coast State Wilderness Park is likely the most heavily used hiking trail in Hawaiʻi. An estimated 500,000 visitors and residents use the spectacular trail each year. Sandwiched between the… Read More »

Smoking is now banned in all Hawaiʻi State Parks, as a new law – Act 123, SLH 2015 – went into effect as of July 1, 2015.  The ban includes smoking, including electronic cigarettes, and… Read More »

In response to continued illegal campers abusing the fragile and overtaxed Nāpali Coast State Wilderness Park, Kauaʻi, camping permits are now required to hike beyond Hanakāpīʻai Valley along the Kalalau Trail.  Hanakāpīʻai is a two… Read More »