Nuʻuanu Pali State Wayside
Picture of Waikiki

 Aloha! We are currently encountering delays in processing Special Use Permits, Camping Permits, and Kaʻena Point Vehicle Access Permits.  We graciously ask for your patience during these times as both of our Honolulu Administrative Office Permit Staff positions are vacant. - Mahalo, State Parks

Nuʻuanu Pali State Wayside

8/29/19 - Despite the reopening of Pali Highway, the Nuʻuanu Pali State Wayside lookout remains CLOSED.

Hours Daily During Daylight Hours
Parking Fee


  • $3.00 per car
  • No fee for Hawaii residents

Commercial PUC vehicles:

  • 1-7 passenger vehicles: $6.00
  • 8-25 passenger vehicles: $12.00
  • 26 + passenger vehicles: $24.00


Impressive view of windward Oʻahu from brink of pali (cliffs) at 1200 feet elevation in the Ko’olau Range. Winds are usually so strong that one can lean against the wall of wind.