Wailoa River State Recreation Area
Wailoa bridge

**IMPORTANT PARK NOTICES**

Monitor local surf and weather reports prior to your park visit.

[MAUI] UPDATED 7/12/24 – Polipoli Spring State Recreation Area: Access to the park and cabin is CLOSED until further notice due to the recent Kula wildfire.

[KAUAʻI] UPDATED 7/1/24 – Polihale State Park: Queen's Pond access Road is CLOSED June 17-21 (M-F) for rock placement.  Pedestrian traffic should be aware of heavy equipment traversing through the area.  The park remains open - visitors should access via Cane Top access road and points beyond.

[HAWAI’I] UPDATED 7/1/24 –'Akaka Falls State Park is closed this week for additional repair work. Expected to reopen this weekend 7/6/24.

[KAUAʻI] UPDATED 6/18/24 –Kalalau Trail, Nāpali Coast State Wilderness Park: Camping permits held back for local residents during summer, see Kalalau Trail site for more information.

[KAUAʻI] UPDATED 6/18/24 – Kōkeʻe State Park: The gate to Puʻu O Kila Lookout will be closed to vehicular traffic due to road repairs beginning 3/19/24. The lookout will still be accessible by pedestrians, parking is available at Kalalau lookout.

[HAWAI'I] UPDATED 6/18/24 -  West Hawaii State Parks to close early on the 4th of July at 5 PM. Parks effected are: Kekaha Kai SP—Mahai’ula section and Manini’owali (Kua Bay) section, Kiholo SPR, Hapuna Beach SRA and Waialea section

Wailoa River State Recreation Area

UPDATE: 4/5/24 – WAILOA RIVER BOAT RAMP AND DOCKS CLOSING FOR REPAIRS IN MAY

The Wailoa River SRA boat ramp and dock will be temporarily closed for dock replacement work. The scheduled dates for this project run from May 6 through May 20, 2024 with working hours from 8 am to 5 pm. Dates and times are subject to change.

General scope of work:
1. Removal and disposal of existing north and south docks
2. Installation of a new pre-fabricated combination fixed and floating dock system to the north side of the launching ramp
3. Install a safety stop at the edge of the walkway of the former south dock. The south dock will not be replaced.

For questions or concerns, contact the Division of Aquatic Resources (DAR) East Hawaii Office at 808.961.9530.

Hours  Daily During Daylight Hours
Entrance Fee None
Pavilion Rental

Only Available for Day-use

  • *15 person Pavilion: $30/day (Wedding Gazebo)
  • *60 person Pavilion: $10/hour
  • *500-person Pavilion: $250/day
  • NO TABLES AND CHAIRS ARE PROVIDED FOR THE PAVILION RENTALS
Pavilion Reservations

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Description

Pleasure walking, quiet relaxation, informal games and events, picnicking, and boat fishing are provided for in this landscaped park set around Wailoa River. Boat ramp provided. Fishing restrictions. Information services and cultural displays at Wailoa Center which is accessible through Piopio street. (131.9 acres)

Wailoa Center

Wailoa Center, located within Wailoa River SRA, contains two galleries which host month-long art and cultural exhibits.  They are free and open to the public.  For more information and a schedule of exhibits, please visit www.wailoacenter.com.

HOURS

Monday through Friday from 9:00am to 4:00pm.

Closed on weekends and state holidays.

Wailoa 50th Anniversary, Ke Ola Mag

 

HERE’S A TASTE OF FEW PAST SHOWS

Hana No Ke Au Hou: Hana Hou in Contemporary Times

The 13th Annual Abstract Only! A multimedia juried exhibition

The 6th Annual MidSummer Art Celebration