Mākena State Park
Photo Credit: Sean Newsome

Mākena State Park

5/21/20 - Mākena State Park is OPEN for day beach use, subject to Covid-19 restrictions. Except Puʻu o Laʻi aka “Little Beach” which is CLOSED. Day Use Facilities remain CLOSED. Access gates will be CLOSED. NO LIFEGUARDS ON DUTY!
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Restrictions for outdoor recreation include the following:
HIKING: No group of more than two persons is allowed to hike on state trails, unless all hikers in the group are part of a single residential or family unit sharing the same address. All persons not part of a single residential or family unit shall maintain a distance of at least 20 feet from any other hiker.
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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.

CAUTION: Shore break can be very dangerous!
Hours

Daily During Daylight Hours

Entrance Fee

None

*Parking Rates*

 

Non-Commercial Vehicles

  • Non-Hawaii Resident Vehicles = $5.00
  • Hawaii Residents = Free with Hawaii Drivers Lic. or Hawaii State ID

 Commercial Vehicles

  • 1-7 passenger vehicle = $10.00
  • 8-25 passenger vehicle = $20.00
  • 25+ passenger vehicle = $40.00

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