Kids to Parks Day
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[O’AHU] UPDATED 5/24/24 –  Ka’ena Point State Park, Mokuleʻia Section: Vehicle access road has REOPENED.

[HAWAI’I] UPDATED 6/10/24 – 'Akaka Falls State Park is now fully open.  There will be a brief closure later this month (June 24-28, m-f), for additional repair work.

[HAWAIʻI] UPDATED 5/13/24 – Wailuku River State Park: Rainbow Falls; tree trimming starts today until 6/7/24, the park will remain OPEN but some areas may be temporarily closed due to safety.

[KAUAʻI] UPDATED 4/30/24 – Kōkeʻe State Park: Kalalau lookout restroom is CLOSED until further notice.

[KAUAʻI] UPDATED 4/26/24 –Kalalau Trail, Nāpali Coast State Wilderness Park: Camping permits held back for local residents during summer, see Kalalau Trail site for more information.

[KAUAʻI] UPDATED 3/18/24 – Kōkeʻe State Park: The gate to Puʻu O Kila Lookout will be closed to vehicular traffic due to road repairs beginning 3/19/24. The lookout will still be accessible by pedestrians, parking is available at Kalalau lookout.

Wailoa Center Exhibitions: Plein Aire Perspectives

Wailoa Center , United States

Plein Aire Perspectives - artwork by Juror Stan Charminski (Exhibit 10/7 - 10/27) OPENING 10/7, 2PM – 6PM LIVE Music 4PM – 6PM   Hilo’s popular Wailoa Center was designed by Oda McCarty Architects Ltd.… Read More »

Pono Fishing Clinic

Sand Island State Recreation Area HI, United States

The DLNR Division of State Parks and the Division of Aquatic Resources is hosting a Pono Fishing Clinic on October 29th from 9am to 12pm at Sand Island State Recreation Area. Limited space available, registration is required. Sign-up… Read More »


Kaiwi State Scenic Shoreline Honolulu, United States

More info see press release: NR-Kaiwi First Day Hike Returns on New Year's Day, Dec. 21, 2022 (1)


Wailoa Center Exhibitions

Wailoa Center , United States

Hilo’s popular Wailoa Center was designed by Oda McCarty Architects Ltd. and was completed in 1967. Wailoa Center helped to breathe new life into the green-zone created by the devastating 1960 tsunami along Hilo’s bay… Read More »

Mauka to Makai Environmental Expo

Waikiki Aquarium 2777 Kalākaua Ave, Honolulu, United States

Find State Parks at the Waikiki Aquarium's 16th Annual Mauka to Makai Environmental Expo on April 15th from 9am to 2pm. Guests will enjoy live entertainment, native plant giveaway (limited to one per household, while… Read More »

Mauka to Makai State Park Clean-ups

Registration Required. Participants can register to volunteer at each park through the following link. Attached is a flyer for the event. Please feel free to help disseminate.   State Parks and community partners… Read More »

Wailoa Center – New Gallery: HANA NO KE AU HOU

Wailoa Center , United States

Hana noʻeau in contemporary times. MAIN GALLERY Bernice Akamine Nephi Pomai Brown Gay Covington Koa Chang  Kapuaokalani Kaʻauʻa Beau Jack Key Roen Hufford Carl F.K. Pao Verna Takashima Keith Tallet Makaʻala Rawlins Jamison Keʻa Rosehill… Read More »


Halawa Xeriscape Garden 99-1268 Iwaena St, Honolulu, HI, United States

Join Adopt-A-Park Partner Koʻolau Mountain Watershed Partnership (KMWP) and the Board of Water Supply at the Halawa Xeriscape Garden for a Native Seed Ball Workshop on October 7th from 10am to 12pm. Learn about seed… Read More »

Imagine A Day Without Water

Wahiawā Freshwater State Recreation Area 380 Walker Avenue, HI, United States

Honolulu Board of Water Supply and More than 15 Other Government and Nonprofit Organizations Bring Attention to the Value of Water at “Imagine A Day Without Water” Family Event at Wahiawā Freshwater State Recreation Area… Read More »

Kids to Parks Day

Diamond Head State Monument Honolulu, United States

DLNR State Parks and Pacific Historic Parks are hosting the annual Kids to Parks Day event at Lēʻahi, Diamond Head State Monument on May 18th, 2024 from 10:00 AM to 2:00 PM. This year marks… Read More »