How do I make reservations to visit Haena State Park?
Reservations to visit Haena State Park can be made through our partners at GoHaena via the link below.
How can I make reservations to visit Wainapanapa State Park?
Reservations for Waianapanapa State PArk in Hana, Maui can be make through our partners at the link below:
Is it free to visit Hawaii State Parks?
Many of our parks are free to visit however, some of our more popular parks require entrance fees and parking fees.
Are reservations required at all Hawaii State Parks?
No. However reservations are required at Haena State Park on Kauai and Waianapanapa State Park on Maui.
Is there camping in Hawaii State Parks?
Yes. We offer camping and lodging in a variety of settings at various parks across the islands.
For camping reservations please visit the link below:
How far in advance of my camping or lodging date can I purchase a permit?
Due to the ongoing Covid-19 pandemic, timing and availability of camping reservations are subject to change on short notice. Current rules may vary.
State Parks’ campsites and/or cabins typically may be reserved up to one year in advance at many locations, except for Kīholo State Park Reserve, all parks on O’ahu, and the Nāpali Coast State Wilderness Park (Kalalau Trail).
Forest Reserves are maximum 30 days in-advance purchase, except for those on Kaua’i, which are 90 in-advance.
How do I request a refund?
Refunds must be requested at least 15 days in-advance of your check-in date. No refunds inside of 15 days to check-in. No exceptions!
To request a refund, login and click on “My Reservations”, then select the appropriate “Refund/Cancellation” link and follow the instructions.
Credit Card Refunds: Refunds for credit cards minus service fee and cancellation fee, will be credited back to your card. Curd must be the same as original purchase.
Non Credit Card Refunds: Non credit card refund requests will be issued by check, minus cancellation fee ($5) and non-refundable administrative fee. Checks may take up to 12 weeks to process.
Do we need a permit to get married in a state park?
In Hawaii’s State Parks, special use permits may be required for certain activities other than group use, pavilions, camping, and lodging. Special uses include but are not limited to such activities as meetings, weddings, shows, community events, scientific research, and gathering of forest products. Each special use permit shall be considered on its own merit and must be compatible with the functions and purposes of each individual area.
Group use permits are always required for groups of 26 or more persons, regardless of the activity.
Special use permit requests must be submitted at least 45 days before the requested date of use. For more information, contact the district office on where the park is located.
This information includes beaches within State Parks. For other beach areas, you would need to contact the adjacent landowner for regulations.
For more information, please see our permits and fees page.
Where can I find information about State Parks’ rules?
Additional FAQ’s concerning State Parks rules can be found here.
Is there overnight parking at the trailhead for Nāpali coast?
Yes. – Overnight Parking at Hāʻena State Park is now available for those with valid Nāpali Coast Camping Permits. Overnight Parking spots are purchased separately from camping permits and are available through gohaena.com. Note: Overnight parking spots are available for purchase up to 90 days in advance. Users will be charged for the number of days your vehicle occupies the lot (e.g. a 1-night stay requires paying for 2-days, a 4-night stay will require paying for 5-days, etc.).
Additionally, overnight parking at Aliʻi Kai Resort in Princeville is available in coordination with the North Shore Shuttle. For more information please call (808) 826-9988
Overnight campers for the Nāpali Coast SWP must either:
- Arrive by shuttle (click here: https://kauainsshuttle.com/)
- Arrange for private drop-off.
- Reserve overnight parking.
Please note that you do not need to make a Park Entry reservation for Haena State Park. Please have proof of valid Kalalau Permit on arrival to Haena.
How do I make reservations for Nāpali Coast?
You can make a reservations for camping on the Nāpali Coast state park online using the Hawaii camping reservation system.
Reservations can be made as far as a year in advance or on that day, provided spaces are available.