**IMPORTANT PARK NOTICES**
11/27/23 - [OAHU]: Ka’ena Point State Park, Mokule’ia Section vehicle access is CLOSED due to saturated roads, the Keawa’ula Section had REOPENED.
11/27/23 - [KAUAI]: The Kalalau Trail, Nāpali Coast SWP is OPEN but Ha’ena Shuttle will be closed on 11/28/23 due to imminent weather and rising stream levels.
11/16/23 – [OAHU]: ʻIolani Palace State Monument is CLOSED on November 23rd in observance of Thanksgiving.
Kōkeʻe State Park
|Hours||Daily During Daylight Hours|
*Parking vouchers are valid throughout Kokee State Park parking lots.
By Permit Only
(available 90 days in advance)
The park offers commanding views of the lush, amphitheater-headed Kalalau Valley from 4000 feet elevation. Wildland picnicking, tent camping and lodging. Hiking in native rain forest and along rim of Waimea Canyon; additional trails in neighboring forest reserves. Excellent area for observation of native plants, forest birds and insects. Seasonal plum picking and trout fishing. Pig hunting in public hunting area.
Recreational Residences Appraisals
In accordance with the Kokee-Waimea Canyon Rec Residence leases, the appraisals for the 2022 rent reopener have been completed. Please see the link for the method used to determine rents. NOTE: This is applicable to existing leaseholders whose leases expire at the end of 2031
For cabin lessee’s, more information on building guidelines could be found here: Kokee Design Guidelines
Rapid ʻŌhiʻa Death
ʻŌhiʻa (Metrosideros polymorpha), the most abundant native tree in the state of Hawaiʻi, are dying from a new fungal disease. On Hawaiʻi Island, hundreds of thousands of ʻōhiʻa have already died from this fungus, called Ceratocystis. Healthy trees appear to die within a few days to a few weeks, which is how the disease came to be called “Rapid ʻŌhiʻa Death.” This disease has killed trees in all districts of Hawaiʻi Island and has the potential to kill ʻōhiʻa trees statewide. – College of Tropical Agriculture and Human Resources (CTAHR), University of Hawaii at Manoa
For more information on Rapid ʻŌhiʻa Death please see the links below.