Hāpuna Beach State Recreation Area
Photo Credit: Sean Newsome

Covid-19 Protocols: Wear a mask, maintain social distancing, and be respectful of others. Aloha, Hawaii State Parks

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PARK UPDATES:  4/19/21 - [ALL ISLANDS] - Modifications to the fees required for entrance and parking go into affect today for non-residents at various 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.  Visitors will be required to pay for both entry and parking.

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4/7/21 -[OAHU] - Kaena Point State Park - Vehicle Access Gate on the Mokuleia side (north shore) is OPEN. The Keawaula gate (west side) remains CLOSED but the park is OPEN.

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4/5/21 - [OAHU] -  Waahila Ridge State Recreation Area has ongoing construction work to the park and the entrance gate will be CLOSED April 5, 2021 through April 28, 2021. This has the potential to limit access to the Waahila Ridge Trail through the park. Additional access limitations may be intermittent throughout the month.

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3/29/21 - [KAUAI] - The Kalalau Trail reservation system is now open again. Reservations are available 30-days in-advance. Haena State Park Entry and Parking reservations are also available for morning and midday reservations. Sunset-time reservations are currently not available. Permittees are encouraged to be vigilant and check the Hawaii DOT webpage for current Kuhio Highway access hours and protocols. - DOT Website: https://hidot.hawaii.gov/highways/

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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

Hāpuna Beach State Recreation Area

UPDATE: 4/2/21 - Beginning April 19, 2021, all non-resident visitors Hāpuna Beach State Recreation Area will be required to pay an entrance fee. In addition, where applicable there will be a parking fee to park a noncommercial vehicle. Non-resident visitors who enter a park on foot, bike or vehicle drop-off will only need to pay an entrance fee.

Hours Daily 7:00 am to 6:45 pm
Entrance Fee  

  • Residents = Free with Hawaii State ID/DL
  • Non-Hawaii Residents = $5.00
Parking Fee Non-Commercial Vehicles

  • Residents = Free with State ID/DL
  • Non-Residents = $10 per vehicle

Commercial PUC Vehicle:

  • 1-7 passenger vehicles: $25
  • 8-25 passenger vehicles: $50
  • 26+ passenger vehicles: $90
Trail Name
Camping

By Permit Only

  • Residents = $20 Per Night, Per Campsite
  • Non-Residents = $30 Per Night, Per Campsite

A-Frame Cabins

  • Residents = $40 Per Night, Per A-Frame
  • Non-Residents = $70 Per Night, Per A-Frame

NOTE: Online reservations for must be made at least 7-days in advance of check-in date.

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Description

Landscaped beach park with swimming during calm seas, bodysurfing during periods of shore breaks, sunbathing and other beach-related activities, picnicking and shelter lodging opportunities.

Dangerous rip currents and pounding shore breaks during periods of high surf! Waves over 3 feet high are for experts – all others should stay out of the water and away from the shoreline! Lifeguard services. Hiking opportunity along the coastal trail. (61.8 acres)

Hāpuna Beach State Recreation Area rents 4-person A-Frame shelters.  These shelters consist of a single screened room with wooden sleeping platforms and a picnic table. In the center of the shelter complex there is an enclosed shared-use *Kitchen/Dining Pavilion* with a range, refrigerator, and tables. Comfort Stations with cold showers and restrooms are available for shared use by all shelters. *NOTE: Due to Covid-19 the shared-use Kitchen/Dining Pavilion WILL NOT BE AVAILABLE.* Food and other personal supplies must be stored in the guest’s unit.

Hāpuna Beach Concession

**TEMPORARILY CLOSED**

**Three Frogs Cafe (snack bar) at the Hāpuna Beach State Recreation Area is open daily from 10am-4pm, serving fish tacos, burgers and salads, tropical smoothies and shave ice.  They also offer beach rentals of boogie boards, beach chairs and umbrellas, and snorkeling gear.

Interpretive Information

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.