Hāʻena & Nāpali Coast Access Information
Hawaii hikers

Covid-19 Protocols: Please wear a mask when indoors and in groups, maintain social distancing, and be respectful of others. Aloha, Hawaii State Parks

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

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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.

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

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

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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.

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3/1/21 - [MAUI] - Waianapanapa State Park - Entry and Parking Reservations are now required for all non-residents. For reservations go to www.gowaianapanapa.com

Hāʻena & Nāpali Coast Access Information

Hāʻena State Park is subject to daily visitor limits and visitation requires advanced reservations. Park users are required to make online reservations prior to arrival for walk-in, bike-in, drive-in or shuttle drop-off. Reservations can be made through our partners at GoHaena! We strongly recommend you to review their site BEFORE making reservations.

Go Haena Info

  • Parking and Entry Reservations available 30 days in-advance.
  • Residents free with State of Hawaii ID
  • Non-residents need to purchase both entry and parking reservations. Entry reservations required for everyone in the vehicle.
  • Parking reservations are only good for the time slots indicated. If you want to park for longer than one time slot, you need to purchase additional reservations.

Go Haena Reservations

Hanakāpīʻai Waterfalls: In order to hike to Hanakāpīʻai beach & Hanakāpīʻai waterfall visitors need to purchase a Park Entry Reservation and/or Day-Use Parking Reservation for Hāʻena SP through our partners at GoHaena!  After reaching Hāʻena, visitors can hike along a portion of the famous Kalalau Trail towards Hanakāpīʻai valley to enjoy lounging by the stream, relax by the beach, or head “mauka” (inland) to visit Hanakāpīʻai waterfalls. If you want to continue hiking along the Kalalau Trail past Hanakāpīʻai valley you need to purchase a camping permit for Nāpali Coast.

  • Hike from Hāʻena to Hanakāpīʻai stream & beach is roughly 4-miles round trip.
  • Hike from Hāʻena to Hanakāpīʻai waterfalls is roughly 8-miles round trip.

Nāpali Coast State Wilderness Park & Kalalau Trail: The Nāpali Coast State Wilderness Park is a rugged remote wilderness park and home to the famous Kalalau Trail. The Kalalau Trail is a breathtaking 11-mile hiking trail extending from the trailhead at Hāʻena State Park along the Nāpali Coast to Kalalau Valley. For a description of the Kalalau Trail click the following link: Kalalau Trail Description.

  • Limited overnight parking is available at Hāʻena SP for campers with overnight permits for Kalalau Valley
    • Overnight parking at Haʻena SP is only allowed for those with valid overnight camping permits for Kalalau.  Permits for Miloliʻi and any location other than Kalalau will not be honored.
    • Camping permits must be acquired from State Parks prior to purchasing overnight parking. 
    • Overnight parking spots are available for purchase up to 30-days in advance.
    • Users are charged for the number of days your vehicle occupies the lot (e.g. a one night stay will require paying for 2 days, a 4 night stay will require paying for 5 days, etc.).
    • If you have a valid Camping Permit for the Nāpali Coast SWP and you plan on parking your car overnight or during the day, you need to reserve an overnight parking spot.  You do not need to make a park entry reservation for Hāʻena SP.
  • Overnight parking is also available at Aliʻi Kai Resort. For more information please call (808) 826-9988
  • Overnight campers for the Nāpali Coast SWP must either:
    1. Arrive by shuttle
    2. Arrange for private drop-off.
    3. Reserve overnight parking after getting a Kalalau camping permit. –

Nāpali Coast SWP Camping Permits: Camping permits will be made available at the discretion of the Division of State Parks for periods when there is anticipated to be no concerns accessing the parks. We understand these permits are in high-demand and that scheduling remains difficult during these times.

 

Frequently Asked Questions

 

Haena State Park

 

Park Reservations

 

 

Go Haena Information