Kahana Valley loi view

 [MAUI] UPDATED 1/27/23: Sections of Makena SP will be CLOSED next week for hazardous tree work. See Makena SP page for updates. 

[OAHU] UPDATED 1/27/23 - KEAIWA HEIAU SRA CLOSED until further notice. See Keaiwa Heiau SRA page for updates.


KAUAʻI] UPDATED 1/27/23 – Kokeʻe and Waimea Canyon State Parks – WATER OFF at partial areas, facilities impacted. Water is anticipated to be available on Monday. See respective park websites for updates.

[MAUI] UPDATED 1/26/23: ʻIao Valley State Monument – CLOSED August 2022 through April 15, 2023. See ʻĪao site for updates.

 UPDATED 1/23/23: Polipoli Spring State Recreation Area – CLOSED through March 2023 (Per DOFAW). See Polipoli site for updates.


[HAWAIʻI] UPDATED 1/20/23: Hapuna Beach State Recreation Area – WATER OFF in the park, facilities impacted. See Hapuna site for updates


[O’AHU] UPDATED 4/12/22: Sand Island State Recreation Area – WATER OFF, camping and comfort stations CLOSED. See Sand Island site for updates.


Welcome Hawaii State Parks’ education and interactive materials page. Here you can find educational videos, info-graphics and all sorts of information about our unique parks throughout the State of Hawaii. We are proud to partner with local volunteer groups and community members to help ensure the protection and preservation of our unique resources.

Virtually Explore State Parks

Thanks to a collaboration with Google and Hawaiʻi State Department of Land and Natural Resources, Division of State Parks you can now visit many of our State Parks right from your smart phone, tablet, or computer. Check out a trail to see what to expect for your hike, or explore the park with your ʻohana or class! 

Experience a Hukilau

Erosion at Diamond Head

Hapuna Beach State Recreation Area Storymap

There is more to Hapuna Beach State Recreation Area than just great beaches. Learn about the incredible cultural history and natural resources before you explore the park!

Kaiwi State Scenic Shoreline Storymap

One of the best scenic points on Oʻahu could be experienced from the Makapuʻu Lighthouse trail at Kaiwi State Scenic Shoreline, but many have not experienced the wonders and significance of the less traveled Kaiwi shoreline!

Day in the Life of NaPali Coast Park Ranger

Coral Spawning off-shore of State Parks