**IMPORTANT PARK NOTICES**
12/1/23 – UPDATED – [OAHU]: Ka’ena Point State Park, Mokule’ia Section vehicle access is CLOSED due to saturated roads, the Keawa’ula Section has REOPENED.
12/1/23 – [HAWAIʻI]: ʻAkaka Falls State Park has REOPENED
11/30/23 - [MAUI]: Mākena State Park, Oneloa (Big Beach) and Oneuli (Black Sand) beach gate is CLOSED due to heavy rains and ponding on the road, the beach area remains open. Waiʻānapanapa State Park – For your safety, staff is advising visitors to stay out of the water due to rough ocean conditions.
11/30/23 - [KAUAI]: The Kalalau Trail, Nāpali Coast SWP is OPEN.
Kekaha Kai (Kona Coast) State Park
Daily Hours 8:00am to 6:30pm
Gates Close at 7:00pm
Mahai’ula section has a sandy beach and dune offering opportunities for swimming and beach-related activities. A picnic area with tables is available. A 4.5-mile hike north through this wilderness park on the historic coastal trail, Ala Kahakai, leads to Kua Bay. Midway, a hike to the summit of Pu’u Ku’ili, a 342-foot high cinder cone, offers an excellent view of the coastline. Dry and hot with no drinking water.
Maniniʻōwali (Kua Bay) section at north end of park offers swimming during calm seas, bodysurfing during periods of shore breaks, sunbathing, picnicking and other beach-related activities. Hiking opportunity along the coastal trail.
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! No lifeguard services.