Kaiwi State Scenic Shoreline: Summer First Saturdays
Photo Credit: Tim DelaVega
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DIAMOND HEAD STATE MONUMENT - As of August 15th, 2022  the Leahi Fire Control Station Spiral Stairwell will be temporarily closed for approximately 4 weeks to complete a rust abatement project. The trail to the summit will remain open.

Polihale State Park – Overnight camping will reopen beginning Aug. 14, 2022. Reservations will be available online starting Aug. 1 and may be made up to 90 days in advance.. Additionally, State Parks encourages the community to participate in the Polihale Survey to help develop access and management policies for the park. Please participate in the survey, and mahalo for being respectful stewards of your parks.

ʻIAO VALLEY STATE MONUMENT – As of August 1, 2022 ʻIao Valley State Monument will be closed until January 15, 2023 for the final phase of the slope stabilization project and parking lot improvements.

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Kaiwi State Scenic Shoreline: Summer First Saturdays

September 3 @ 8:00 am - 12:00 pm

Aloha Kākou,

With summer here, we are moving our Volunteer days from the heat of Kaʻena, to the windy shores of Kaiwi. Rise & shine for a morning hike along Kaiwi shoreline! Trek to an estuarine restoration site to remove invasive pickleweed & mangrove. We will cross a stream and inlet to get to our site. 


Please RSVP EMAIL [email protected] to Sign-up!


Volunteer Event Details:

Location: Kaiwi State Scenic Shoreline, meet at Makapuʻu Lighthouse Trailhead

Date: First Saturday September 3rd

Time: 800am to about NOON

Wear: Wear tabbies/water shoes & quick-drying clothes that could get wet and hike in

Bring: Water, a dry-pack, towel, and change of clothes also recommended

Notice: Signed liability release waiver required

*Participants must bring signed waiver

**Water crossings are ankle to shin high at the stream, and waist high to wading at the inlet (based on tide – see map below). Minors must be supervised at all times. This park has no restroom facilities, running water, and limited opportunities for shade. Some plants may have thorns and there may be stinging/biting insects. Event may be cancelled due to inclement weather.


Feel free to share attached flyer with details.

Reach out if there are any questions.



September 3
8:00 am - 12:00 pm
Event Category:


Kekai Mar


Kaiwi State Scenic Shoreline
Honolulu, 96825 United States + Google Map