Kīholo State Park Reserve
Petroglyphs at Kiholo

Covid-19 Protocols: Please wear a mask when in groups, maintain social distancing, and be respectful of others. Aloha, Hawaii State Parks

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PARK UPDATES: 7/19/21 - [HAWAII] Wailoa River State Recreation Area will be CLOSED Thursday July 22 through Saturday July 24 to allow for improvement projects including installation of dry wells, a water bottle filling station and repaving.

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5/21/21 - [OAHU] - The Keawaula gate at Kaena Point is now open on weekends. Gate hours are Saturdays: 6:00am to 7:00pm, and Sundays: 9:00am to 7:00pm. No overnight use allowed.

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4/19/21 - [ALL ISLANDS] - Entrance AND parking fees are now required for non-residents at several 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.  Non-resident visitors will be required to pay for both entry and parking.

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3/29/21 - [KAUAI] - The Kalalau Trail reservation system is open again. Reservations are available 30-days in-advance. Park Entry and Parking reservations for morning and midday are available. Sunset-time reservations are currently not available.

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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

Kīholo State Park Reserve

UPDATE: 10/5/20 - Camping at Kīholo State Park Reserve is now available for reservation. Camping dates begin 11/13/20. Only six (6) people per site are allowed. Only campsites 1,3,5,7, and 8 are available.
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In the interests of keeping all guests safe, DLNR State Parks reserves the right to evict guests who do not abide by COVID rules as set by Emergency Order and cancel their remaining nights without refund.
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1. Campsites are not an allowable travel quarantine facility. Non-residents must meet State and County travel guidelines prior to check in.
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2. All guests must be household members sharing the same address.
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3. Guests must provide their own liquid hand soap and hand sanitizer – we do not provide it.
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4. Set up time is no earlier than 2:00 pm. ALL CAMPERS MUST BE PRESENT FOR MANDATORY CHECK IN WITH STAFF AT 5:00PM
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5. Guests will be required to wear a mask when going to and from campsite, lodge and bathrooms. Please practice safe distancing rules and guidelines of 6 ft from other visitors/employees in the area.
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Only names listed are covered by this permit.

Hours

Daily 7:00am to 6:45pm

Entrance Fee None
Camping

By Permit Only

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

NOTE: Camping is allowed for a fee on weekends only (Friday through Sunday nights), and sites may be reserved up to 30 days in advance of check-in.

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Description

This area is under park reserve status and still undergoing conceptual planning for future public use. The area is a stark, lava-covered coastal park with small bays, sparsely vegetated coastline, historic lava flows, and wide open spaces. Gates are locked nightly. When entrance gates are locked for the night, vehicles will not be able to enter or leave the park. For more information on Kiholo and camping at Kiholo please watch the video below.

Camping

Camping at Kiholo is allowed on weekends only (Friday-night through Sunday-night). Camping sites may be reserved up to 30 days in advance.

Campsites are located along an unimproved gravel access road in a shaded kiawe (mesquite) grove fronting an ‘ili’ili (pebble) beach.  This is a remote area with no facilities and NO WATER.  Portable toilets are provided.

Please see the video below for more information on Camping at Kiholo SPR. 

Park Curator Group – Hui Aloha Kiholo

Kiholo State Park Reserve is jointly managed by the Division of State Parks and the curator group Hui Aloha Kiholo.  For more information about Hui Aloha Kiholo and their efforts to mālama Kiholo State Park Reserve please visit their website at  https://www.huialohakiholo.org/ 

Due to impacts of the COVID-19 global pandemic, Hawaii State Parks has incurred significant losses of revenue and funding sources resulting in an inability to fund portable toilets at some of our parks. Unfortunately, Kiholo is one of those parks.  Hui Aloha Kiholo has worked hard to secure funding for portable toilets and rubbish bins for public use at Kiholo and we support their efforts.  Our relationship with Hui Aloha Kiholo is an example of a successful Public-Private Partnership that benefits the land and the public. We appreciate their hard work and the services provided to Kiholo State Park Reserve and we hope you do too.