Kīholo State Park Reserve
Petroglyphs at Kiholo

UPDATE: 9/24/20 - OAHU - Starting Sept. 24th  groups of five people will be allowed in OPEN State Parks, as well as, State beaches and trails.  Canopy-type structures are not permitted at this time at State parks, beaches and trails.

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9/24/20 - OAHU - Starting Sept. 28, Waahila Ridge State Recreation Area will be CLOSED during weekdays for HECO work.

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9/22/20 - OAHU - Comfort Stations at Sand Island SRA are currently CLOSED for repairs.

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9/18/20 - HAWAII ISLAND - All State Coastal & Beach Parks on the island of Hawaii Remain CLOSED Through September 30, 2020. This measure mirrors the Mayor\'s Covid-19 Emergency Rule No. 11.

 

Kīholo State Park Reserve

UPDATE - 9/3/20: Kīholo State Park Reserve will be CLOSED starting September 4 through September 18, 2020. Please see our Home Page Announcements for more information.
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7/21/20: Kīholo State Park Reserve is OPEN for day beach and hiking use, subject to Covid-19 restrictions. Day Use Facilities remain CLOSED. Access gates will be OPEN 7:00am to 6:45pm. Campgrounds are closed.
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Restrictions for outdoor recreation include the following:
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BEACHES: All groups are limited to a single residential or family unit sharing the same address, and no family group shall exceed 10 persons. All persons not part of a single residential or family unit shall maintain a distance of at least 6 feet from any other beach user.
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HOURS: All park areas are open for day-use only, all overnight uses, including camping, are prohibited. Please heed the posted park hours, which may be more restrictive than normal park hours.

Hours

Daily 7:00am to 6:45pm

Entrance Fee None
Camping 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.
Fees start at $12 per campsite per night.
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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

*CAMPGROUNDS ARE TEMPORARILY CLOSED*

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.