Mākena State Park
Photo Credit: Sean Newsome

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: 10/15/21 - [HAWAII] - Water services at Hapuna Beach State Recreation area have been restored.

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10/12/21 - [KAUAI] - Sections of the Waimea Canyon Lookout are currently CLOSED while repairs are done to the middle viewing deck. This project does not affect other lookouts in Waimea Canyon State Park and Kokee State Park.

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10/1/21 - [OAHU] - The gates at the Keawaula Section of Kaena Point State Park will remain CLOSED until further notice due to lack of staffing and available contracted services.

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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

Mākena State Park

UPDATE: 4/2/21 - Starting April 19th, 2021, all non-Hawaii resident visitors to Mākena State Park will be required to purchase both Entrance and Parking. Children 3 and younger are free. For example, if there are two (2) passengers in your one (1) vehicle, you will need to purchase two (2) entry reservations and 1 (one) parking. These reservations will be available via the parking pay-station located in the parking lot. Hawaii resident visitors admission and parking is free with Hawaii ID or Driver License.
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3/18/21 - New park hours are in affect for Makena State Park including Puu Olai (Little Beach), Oneloa (Big Beach), and Oneuli (Black Sand) Beach.
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NOTE: Nudity is prohibited!

CAUTION: Shore break can be very dangerous!
Hours

Parking Gates

  • Open: Daily 7:00am
  • Close: Daily 7:00pm

Oneloa (Big Beach) & Oneuli (Black Sand) Beach

  • Saturday & Sunday – 5:00am – 7:00pm
  • Weekdays – 5:00am – 7:00pm

Puu Olai (Little Beach)

  • Saturday & Sunday – 5:00am – 4:00pm
  • Weekdays – 5:00am – 7:00pm
Entrance Fee
  • Hawaii Residents = Free w/ Drivers Lic. or ID
  • Non-Residents = $5.00 Per Person
  • Children 3 and Under = Free
Parking Rates

Non-Commercial Vehicles

  • Residents = Free with Hawaii State Drivers Lic. or Hawaii State ID
  • Non-Residents = $10 Per Vehicle

 Commercial PUC Vehicles

  • 1-7 passenger vehicle = $25
  • 8-25 passenger vehicle = $50
  • 25+ passenger vehicle = $90

Description

Scenic wildland beach park characterized by prominent cinder cone Pu‘u Ola‘i and large white sand beach. Swimming during calm seas, bodysurfing, board surfing, shore fishing, and beach- related activities. No drinking water available. (164.4 acres)

Parking Info

Makena State Park is now subject to paid-parking. Park visitors can pay for parking upon arrival at the parking kiosks, or online via one of the following methods:

PayByPhone app & PayByPhone.com – Location #11091

CallToPark app & CallToPark.com  – Location #125932