Mākena State Park
Photo Credit: Sean Newsome

Covid-19 Protocols: Wear a mask, maintain social distancing, and be respectful of others. Aloha, Hawaii State Parks

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PARK UPDATES:  4/7/21 - [OAHU] - Kaena Point State Park - Vehicle Access Gate on the Mokuleia side (north shore) is OPEN. The Keawaula gate (west side) remains CLOSED but the park is OPEN.

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4/5/21 - [OAHU] -  Waahila Ridge State Recreation Area has ongoing construction work to the park and the entrance gate will be CLOSED April 5, 2021 through April 28, 2021. This has the potential to limit access to the Waahila Ridge Trail through the park. Additional access limitations may be intermittent throughout the month.

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3/29/21 - [KAUAI] - The Kalalau Trail reservation system is now open again. Reservations are available 30-days in-advance. Haena State Park Entry and Parking reservations are also available for morning and midday reservations. Sunset-time reservations are currently not available. Permittees are encouraged to be vigilant and check the Hawaii DOT webpage for current Kuhio Highway access hours and protocols. - DOT Website: https://hidot.hawaii.gov/highways/

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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. 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

*Effective 4/19/21*

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