Mālaekahana State Recreation Area
Malaekahana Beach

**IMPORTANT PARK NOTICES**

Monitor local surf and weather reports prior to your park visit.

[KAUAʻI] UPDATED 4/16/24 – Kalalau Trail, Nāpali Coast SWP has REOPENED and the Kauai Northshore Shuttle to Ha’ena SP has RESUMED.

[O’AHU] UPDATED 4/18/24 – Vehicle access road in the Mokuleʻia Section of Ka’ena Point State Park is CLOSED due to road conditions. Keawa’ula Section of Ka’ena Point State Park: water pump down; comfort station closed; portable toilets available.

[KAUAʻI] UPDATED 3/18/24 – Kōkeʻe State Park: The gate to Puʻu O Kila Lookout will be closed to vehicular traffic due to road repairs beginning 3/19/24. The lookout will still be accessible by pedestrians, parking is available at Kalalau lookout.

Mālaekahana State Recreation Area

UPDATES: 8/4/23 – Beginning August 1, 2023, a major improvement project will impact sections of the Kahuku (northern) park section of Mālaekahana SRA, which is managed by a private-sector partner, Malaekahana Beach Campground. At times throughout the project, which is estimated to last about a year, public access and camping/lodging availability will be affected. The Kalanai Point (southern) park section will not be impacted by the work.

 

Hours

Summer: 7:00am to 7:45pm

 

Winter: 7:00am to 6:45pm

 

Summer Hours Begin on April 1st

Winter Hours Begin the Day After Labor Day

Entrance Fee None
Camping

By Permit Only, Friday through Wednesday

  • Residents = $20 Per Night, Per Campsite
  • Non-Residents = $30 Per Night, Per Campsite
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Description

Wooded beach park with swimming, bodysurfing, beach-related activities and shore fishing. Picnicking and camping are available at Kalanai Point section and Kahuku section.

Improvements to Mālaekahana Kahuku Section

Beginning August 1, 2023, a major improvement project will impact sections of the Kahuku (northern) park section of Mālaekahana SRA, which is managed by a private-sector partner, Malaekahana Beach Campground. At times throughout the project, which is estimated to last about a year, public access and camping/lodging availability will be affected. The Kalanai Point (southern) park section will not be impacted by the work.