Mākena State Park
Photo Credit: Sean Newsome

PARK UPDATES: 6/8/22

ʻIAO VALLEY STATE MONUMENT – As of August 1, 2022 ʻIao Valley State Monument will be closed until January 15, 2023 for the final phase of the slope stabilization project and parking lot improvements.

DIAMOND HEAD STATE MONUMENT - As of May 12th, 2022 all out-of-state visitors must have an advanced reservation to enter the park. PUC commercial tour and trolley patrons must have a reservation. Reservations can be made 14 days in advance. Hawaiʻi residents continue to enjoy free access without reservations, but parking entry may depend on availability. 

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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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