Mākena State Park
Photo Credit: Sean Newsome

PARK UPDATES:

[OʻAHU]: UPDATED 11/17/22: Kaʻena Point State Park – We are now accepting the 2023 Kaʻena Point Vehicle Access Permit applications. Please be patient as applications may take longer than the posted 10 days to process.

[MAUI] UPDATED 11/2/22: Polipoli Spring State Recreation Area will remain CLOSED until access roads through Kula Forest Reserve are cleared from storm damage and safe to traverse. Anticipated re-opening is January to mid-February 2023 (Per DOFAW). For updates, please go to: https://dlnr.hawaii.gov/blog/2022/06/27/nr22-090/

[MAUI] UPDATED 11/2/22: ʻIAO VALLEY STATE MONUMENT – As of August 1, 2022 ʻIao Valley State Monument will be closed through February, 2023 for the final phase of the slope stabilization project and parking lot improvements.

Mākena State Park

CAUTION: Shore break can be very dangerous!
Hours

Parking Gates

  • Open: Daily 7:00am
  • Close: Daily 6:45pm

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

  • Saturday & Sunday – 5:00am – 6:45pm
  • Weekdays – 5:00am – 6:45pm

Puu Olai (Little Beach)

  • Saturday & Sunday – 5:00am – 4:00pm
  • Weekdays – 5:00am – 6:00pm
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 scanning this QR code or clicking on the link below:

Pay for Parking at Makena State Park