Puaʻa Kaʻa State Wayside
Photo Credit: Sean Newsome


[OAHU]  UPDATED 3/31/23: Kaʻena Point State Park – Mokuleʻia Section – Vehicle Access Gate has REOPENED.

[KAUAI] UPDATED 3/29/23: Kaua\'i North Shore Shuttle service to Hā‘ena State Park has been SUSPENDED due to inclement weather.


[MAUI] UPDATED 3/17/23: Polipoli Spring State Recreation Area – camping will REOPEN soon. See Polipoli site for updates.

[HAWAIʻI] UPDATED 3/14/23: Hapuna Beach State Recreation Area – WATER OFFLINE in the park, facilities impacted. See Hapuna site for updates

[MAUI] UPDATED 1/26/23: ʻIao Valley State Monument – CLOSED August 2022 through April 15, 2023. See ʻĪao site for updates.

[O’AHU] UPDATED 4/12/22: Sand Island State Recreation Area – WATER OFF, camping and comfort stations CLOSED. See Sand Island site for updates.

Puaʻa Kaʻa State Wayside

Hours Daily During Daylight Hours
Entrance Fee None


Rest stop and picnicking in the rain forest. An idyllic area with small scenic waterfalls and pools. (5.0 acres)