Volunteer

**IMPORTANT PARK NOTICES**

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

[KAUAʻI] UPDATED 5/19/24 –Kauaʻi North shore shuttle departures have RESUMED.

[O’AHU] UPDATED 5/18/24- Diamond Head State Monument: The park will remain CLOSED through Sunday, May 19, due to inclement weather and rock falls.  Safety concerns are being addressed and we anticipate reopening on Monday.

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[O’AHU] UPDATED 5/16/24 –  Ka’ena Point State Park, Mokuleʻia Section: Vehicle access road has CLOSED due to saturated roads and inclement weather.

[HAWAI’I] UPDATED 5/13/24 – Akaka Falls State Park to Temporarily CLOSE Weekdays Starting May 15, see Akaka Falls announcement for more information.

[HAWAIʻI] UPDATED 5/13/24 – Wailuku River State Park: Rainbow Falls; tree trimming starts today until 6/7/24, the park will remain OPEN but some areas may be temporarily closed due to safety.

[KAUAʻI] UPDATED 4/30/24 – Kōkeʻe State Park: Kalalau lookout restroom is CLOSED until further notice.

[KAUAʻI] UPDATED 4/26/24 –Kalalau Trail, Nāpali Coast State Wilderness Park: Camping permits held back for local residents during summer, see Kalalau Trail site for more information.

[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.

Volunteer

Welcome to Hawaii State Parks volunteer outreach page. Here you can find more information about getting involved with some of our parks throughout the State. We are proud to partner with local volunteer groups and community members through our Adopt-A-Park and Curatorship programs to help ensure the protection and preservation of our unique natural and cultural resources. If you are interested in volunteering with Hawaii State Parks as an individual or as a group please fill out the respective forms below.

Volunteer Calendar

Keep up-to-date with volunteer opportunities in a park near you by checking out our Volunteer Calendar.

Register as a Volunteer  – *Individuals Only*

This option is available for individuals looking to volunteer regularly in our parks, as a Long-term Volunteer. Become a volunteer and complete the Volunteer Form.

Field Trip or Service Project Request Form – *Groups Only*

The form below is for groups, such as schools or organizations interested in arranging field trips or service projects in one of our parks.

Please complete and submit the form at least one month prior to your requested trip date.

Trips are not reserved until confirmed via phone or email by State Parks Interpretive Staff. You will receive a response in 1-2 weeks.

 

Group Trip Request Form

The purpose of this form is to request a service trip for your school or organization with the Hawai‘i State Department of Land and Natural Resources, Division of State Parks. *Please complete the form below at least a month before your requested trip date.

  • If applicable. Note: All minors must be supervised at all times. Please have a 1:10 adult-to-minor ratio.
  • MM slash DD slash YYYY
  • If your preferred date is not available, what are some other dates you are interested in?
  • What time do you plan on arriving and departing
  • Parking is limited at some locations. So, in order to plan accordingly and estimated amount of vehicles is needed.
    Review State Park locations here: https://dlnr.hawaii.gov/dsp/ Some sites are self-guided or have a curator whom coordinates visits.
    The type of service trips available are dependent on project needs at each location. Subject to vary.
  • This field is for validation purposes and should be left unchanged.

***RELEASE OF LIABILITY FORM*** – Fill out prior to trip

For More Information Please Contact:
Kekai Mar: Park Interpretive Program Specialist
Phone: (808) 587-0300
Email: [email protected]