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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: 1/4/22 - [KAUAI] - The Kalalau Trail is OPEN. Stay safe.  Aloha.


01/18/22 - [OAHU] - The vehicular access gate for the Mokuleia Section of Kaena Point State Park is CLOSED due to heavy ponding and poor road conditions. We will continue to assess the conditions and update accordingly.


12/21/21 - [MAUI] - Kaumahina State Wayside on the road to Hana is temporarily CLOSED until further notice due to staff shortage.


11/5/21 - [OAHU] - The gate at the Keawaula Section of Kaena Point State Park is now OPEN on weekends from 7am to 7pm.


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

Plans Shared For Lands Between Honolua Bay and Honokohau Bay

Posted on Nov 29, 2021

Virtual meeting next week discusses management plans for state acquired lands

(Lahaina) – An informational meeting will be held on Tuesday, November 30, for those interested in learning about management plans for state lands between Honolua Bay and Honokōhau Bay on Maui.  

The State acquired this area in 2014 following a tremendous effort by the community to manage development of the agricultural lands surrounding Honolua Bay. DLNR has prepared a draft management plan for the area. 

The meeting will be held from 5:00 p.m. to 6:30 p.m. via Zoom webinar to reduce the risk of spreading COVID-19.  There will be a presentation of the key recommendations from the Public Review Draft Honolua to Honokōhau Management Plan (Draft HHMP) followed by time for questions and answers. The purpose of the Draft HHMP is to provide a comprehensive strategy for the stewardship of state land makai of Honoapiʻilani Highway between the two bays. The HHMP addresses critical management issues such as coastal resilience, overuse, public safety, environmental protection, and facility needs in the context of climate change.  

There will be additional opportunities for the community to provide input on the Draft HHMP in 2022 as part of the environmental assessment preparation process. 


Draft HHMP: 
Draft Honolua to Honokohau Management Plan

Join the webinar via Zoom: