DLNR reopens multiple state parks

Hawaii Department of Land and Natural Resources

Multiple state parks have reopened following tropical depression Flossie, according to the Department of Natural Resources.

The following parks have been reopened:

Hawaii Island:

State Parks

  • Hapuna Beach State Recreational Area (including Hapuna and Waialea sections)
  • Kiholo State Park Reserve
  • Kekaha Kai State Park (including Manini owali (Kua Bay) and Mahaiula sections)
  • Kealakekua Bay State Historical Park
  • Lapakahi State Historical Park


State Parks

  • Iao Valley State Monument Park
  • Makena State Park (except Black sand beach area access road remains closed)

According to the DLNR, the following trails, campgrounds, and parks remain closed pending further assessment of conditions following high winds and heavy rain caused by tropical depression Flossie.

Hawaii Island:

Division of Forestry and Wildlife

  • Ainapo trail and cabin
  • Pololu trail
  • Waimanu trail and campground


Division of Forestry and Wildlife

  • Kula Forest Reserve
  • Makawao Forest Reserve

State Parks

  • Waianapanapa State Park (assessment found fallen trees, branches, and debris that needs to be cleaned up prior to re-opening. Hana still without electricity which affects Waianapanapa cabins.)
  • Black sand beach portion of Makena State Park remains closed (access road closed)
  • Polipoli State Park (road still closed due to saturated conditions and potential for falling trees, area will remain closed until road is determined passable)


State Parks

  • Kalalau Trail in the Na Pali Coast State Wilderness Park

For more information, visit this website.

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