**IMPORTANT PARK NOTICES**
12/7/23 – UPDATED – [OAHU]: Ka’ena Point State Park, Mokule’ia Section vehicle access is CLOSED due to saturated roads, the Keawa’ula Section has REOPENED.
Waimea Canyon State Park
UPDATED 9/12/23: Waimea canyon restrooms have REOPENED.
Hours Daily During Daylight Hours Entrance Fee
- Hawaii Residents = Free w/ Hawaii Drivers Lic. or ID
- Non-Residents = $5.00 Per Person
- Children 3 and Under = Free
- Residents = No Charge w/ID or DL
- Non-Residents = $10 Per Vehicle
Commercial PUC Vehicles
- 1-7 passenger vehicle =$25
- 8-25 passenger vehicle = $50
- 26+ passenger vehicle = $90
*Parking tickets are valid for Waimea Canyon State Park and Kokee State Park parking lots
Waimea Canyon State Park overlooks of one of the State’s scenic treasures – the deep, colorful gorge of Waimea Canyon. The park consists of a scenic drive, lookouts of the canyon, a viewpoint of Ni‘ihau Island, wildland picnicking and trails. Adjacent forest reserves with long, strenuous hikes into and out of the canyon. Seasonal trout fishing. Pig and seasonal goat hunting nearby.
Recreational Residences Appraisals
In accordance with the Kokee-Waimea Canyon 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
Notice: 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.