[OʻAHU]: UPDATED 11/17/22: Kaʻena Point State Park – We are now accepting the 2023 Kaʻena Point Vehicle Access Permit applications. Please be patient as applications may take longer than the posted 10 days to process.
[MAUI] UPDATED 11/2/22: Polipoli Spring State Recreation Area will remain CLOSED until access roads through Kula Forest Reserve are cleared from storm damage and safe to traverse. Anticipated re-opening is January to mid-February 2023 (Per DOFAW). For updates, please go to: https://dlnr.hawaii.gov/blog/2022/06/27/nr22-090/
[MAUI] UPDATED 11/2/22: ʻIAO VALLEY STATE MONUMENT – As of August 1, 2022 ʻIao Valley State Monument will be closed through February, 2023 for the final phase of the slope stabilization project and parking lot improvements.
Hawaiʻi State Park Rules
Park rules are designed to help you and others have an enjoyable visit while protecting Hawaiʻi’s unique and fragile cultural and natural resources. Always observe and follow the regulations on posted signs in the parks. In addition, you can help and increase the enjoyment of others by observing the following rules.
Report suspected law and park rule violations to enforcement officers. On all islands, call 643-DLNR (643-3567), no area code required. For emergencies, dial 911.
|NO DRONES||The use, launching or landing of drones or other types of aircraft is prohibited.|
|NO SMOKING||Smoking, including E-cigarettes, and the use of tobacco products is prohibited.|
|ALCOHOLIC BEVERAGES||The use or possession of alcoholic beverages is prohibited.|
|BEGGING AND SOLICITING||Begging and soliciting are prohibited, except pursuant to Section 13-7, HAR.|
|VESSELS||Vessels or any similar buoyant devices are prohibited where posted.|
|FIRES||Where not prohibited, build fires in the fireplaces and grills provided. Portable stoves or warming devices may be used in designated camping and picnicking areas unless otherwise prohibited. Dump live coals only in designated ash pits or receptacles.|
|GENERATORS||Operation or use of any portable electric generator is prohibited, except with a special use permit.|
|PETS||Pets and other animals are prohibited wherever posted, and are not allowed in restaurants, pavilions, swimming areas, campgrounds, lodges, or on beaches. Where permitted, pets are to be crated, caged, on a 6-foot or shorter leash or otherwise under physical restrictive control at all times. Horses prohibited unless otherwise posted. Please clean up after your pet.|
|NUDITY||Nudity is prohibited.|
|NOISE||Do not operate any audio device, television, or musical instrument in such a manner and at such times so as to create excessive noise or nuisance.|
|PLANTS||Leave all plant life undisturbed. Where permitted, reasonable quantities of fruits and seeds may be gathered for personal use.|
|REPORT OF INJURY OR DAMAGE||All incidents resulting in personal injury or death, or property damage must be reported as soon as possible to the district office, and other appropriate agencies.|
|SKATING AND SKATEBOARDS||Skating and skateboards are prohibited where posted.|
|METAL DETECTING DEVICES||Metal detecting devices are allowed on sand beaches only.|
|VEHICLES||Drive and park motor vehicles only on designated roads and parking areas provided for such usage.|
|WASTE DISPOSAL||Place all waste in trash cans and pack out trash from wilderness parks.|
|NATURAL AND CULTURAL RESOURCES||Leave all plants, geological, historical, and archaeological features undisturbed.|
|WILDLIFE||Leave the wildlife and their habitat undisturbed except where hunting and fishing is permitted subject to all applicable laws and regulations.|
|LOST AND FOUND ARTICLES||Lost and found articles are to be deposited by the finder at the nearest police station, or at the park visitor facility.|
|SUSPECTED VIOLATIONS||Report suspected law and park rule violations to enforcement officers. On all islands, call 643-DLNR (643-3567), no area code required. For emergencies, dial 911.|