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UPDATE: 9/24/20 - OAHU - Starting Sept. 24th  groups of five people will be allowed in OPEN State Parks, as well as, State beaches and trails.  Canopy-type structures are not permitted at this time at State parks, beaches and trails.


9/24/20 - OAHU - Starting Sept. 28, Waahila Ridge State Recreation Area will be CLOSED during weekdays for HECO work.


9/22/20 - OAHU - Comfort Stations at Sand Island SRA are currently CLOSED for repairs.


9/18/20 - HAWAII ISLAND - All State Coastal & Beach Parks on the island of Hawaii Remain CLOSED Through September 30, 2020. This measure mirrors the Mayor\'s Covid-19 Emergency Rule No. 11.


Oahu State Parks, Beaches, & Na Ala Hele Trails Re-Opening

Posted on Sep 9, 2020

(Honolulu) – State Parks, beaches and Naā Ala Hele trails on O‘ahu that were closed in August due to Covid-19 control measures reopen on Thursday, Sept. 10, 2020 with the same set of restrictions announced this afternoon in Mayor Kirk Caldwell’s Emergency Order 2020-26.

Note: Certain high-tourist O῾ahu State Parks that were previously closed, since March, such as Diamond Head and Nu῾uanu Pali remain closed. Please check for details.

Individual activities, such as walking, running, fishing, and biking will be allowed, as will continued access to the ocean, to comfort stations and outdoor showers in parks and trails under the jurisdiction of the Department of Land and Natural Resources.

Group activities are not allowed, with any number of people, even from the same household. Camping in State Parks or in camping areas managed by the DLNR Division of Forestry and Wildlife remain closed. This order is in effect through Wednesday, Sept. 23 or until it’s extended, rescinded, superseded, or amended.

OAHU State Parks Open & Closed List

1.            Aiea/Rainbow Bay:                                         CLOSED

2.            Keehi Lagoon Memorial Park                      CLOSED

3.            Diamond Head Monument:                         CLOSED                              

4.            Heeia State Park:                                            CLOSED

5.            Iolani Palace State Monument:                   CLOSED

6.            Kaiwi State Scenic Shoreline:                      OPEN – (9/10/20)

7.            Ka’ena Point State Park:

•             Mokuliea Section                                            OPEN FOR HIKING ONLY – NO VEHICLES – (9/10/20)

•             Makua/Keawa’ula                                          OPEN – GATES CLOSED At KEAWA’ULA – (9/10/20)

8.            Ahupua’a O Kahana Valley State Park:    OPEN – (9/10/20)

9.            Keaiwa Heiau State Recreation Area:       OPEN  – (9/10/20)

10.         Laie Point State Park:                                   OPEN – (9/10/20)

11.         Makiki Tantalus State Recreation Area:    OPEN – (9/10/20)

12.         Malaekahana SRA

•             Kalanai:                                                           OPEN – (9/10/20)

•             Kahuku:                                                           OPEN – (9/10/20)

13.         Nuuanu Pali State Wayside:                        CLOSED

14.         Puu Ualaka’a State Wayside:                       CLOSED EXCEPT FOR TRAIL ACCESS

15.         Puu O Mahuka Heiau State Monument:   CLOSED

16.         Queen Emma Summer Palace:                    CLOSED

17.         Royal Mausoleum – Mauna Ala:                  CLOSED

18.         Sacred Falls State Park:                                 CLOSED

19.         Sand Island SRA:                                            OPEN – (9/10/20)

20.         Waahila Ridge State Park:                            OPEN – (9/10/20)

21.         Wahiawa Freshwater Park:                           OPEN – (9/10/20)