Covid-19 Protocols: Please wear a mask, maintain social distancing, and be respectful of others. Aloha, State Parks
PARK UPDATES: - 1/27/21 - [KAUAI] - The Kalalau Trail is OPEN.
1/26/21 - [OAHU] - Kaena Point State Park Vehicle Access Gate on the Mokuleia side (north shore) is CLOSED. The Keawaula gate (west side) is CLOSED but the park is OPEN.
1/5/21 - [MAUI] - Puu Olai a.k.a. Little Beach is CLOSED until further notice.
12/16/20 - [OAHU] - Diamond Head State Monument is now OPEN!
11/23/20 - [MAUI] - Iao Valley State Monument is now OPEN. Paid parking by credit card only.
11/3/20 - [HAWAII] - Hapuna Beach State Recreation Area is OPEN. Restroom services are limited to portable toilets due to a recent water main break.
Kekaha Kai (Kona Coast) State Park
UPDATE - 9/30/20: Kekaha Kai State Park will be OPEN starting Oct. 1, 2020.
|Hours||Daily 8:00am – 6:45pm|
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.