Hawaiʻi State Parks
A Visitor's Guide to Hawaiʻi State Park Resources and Recreational Opportunities. Published by Hawaii State Parks.
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Hawai‘i State Parks A Visitor's Guide to Park Resources and Recreational Opportunities STATE OF HAWAI‘I Department of Land and Natural Resources Division of State Parks Cover photograph of the Makua-Keawaula Section of Ka‘ena Point State Park, O‘ahu with remnants of the former railroad bed around Ka‘ena Point. Railroad at Ka‘ena Point, ca.1935 Hawaiian Historical Society Aloha and Welcome to Hawai‘i State Parks! Hawai‘i is the most remote land mass on earth. Its reputation for unsurpassed natural beauty is reflected in our parks that span mauka to makai (mountains to the sea). Hawai‘i’s state park system is comprised of 50 state parks, scenic waysides, and historic sites encompassing nearly 30,000 acres on the 5 major islands. The park environments range from landscaped grounds with developed facilities to wildland areas with rugged trails and primitive facilities. Outdoor recreation consists of a diversity of coastal and wildland recreational experiences, including picnicking, camping, lodging, ocean recreation, sightseeing, hiking, and pleasure walking. The park program protects, preserves, and interprets excellent examples of Hawai‘i’s natural and cultural history. The exceptional scenic areas are managed for their aesthetic values and developed for their superb views. We invite you to experience Hawai‘i, learn about its unique resources and history, and participate in outdoor recreation by visiting our parks. As you visit, please help us protect Hawai‘i’s fragile and irreplaceable resources for future generations by heeding the rules and posted safety signs. For more information, visit our websites at: http://dlnr.hawaii.gov/dsp/ http://dlnr.hawaii.gov Use Caution - Be Safe Dangers and hazards exist in our parks and natural areas. Trails may be narrow and muddy with steep drop-offs. Flash floods can occur in streams with little warning. Ocean waves can knock you off your feet and sweep you out to sea. To have a safe park visit, stay on designated trails, heed safety signs, and do not cross streams when water levels rise. Always check weather conditions before going and use official sources of information to plan your visit. Funding for the printing of this brochure provided by the Hawai‘i Tourism Authority. -2- TABLE OF CONTENTS General Information 4 Permits 5 Camping & Lodging Permits 5 Permits for Nāpali Coast State Park 6 Group Use Permits 9 Special Use Permits 9 Forest Reserve Trails 9 Hunting and Fishing 9 General Park Rules 10 Safety Tips 10 Water Safety 11 Outdoor Safety 12 Interpretive Program 13 Park Guide 16 Park Descriptions Island of Hawai‘i 14 Island of Kaua‘i 21 Island of Maui 24 Island of Moloka‘i 25 Island of O‘ahu 26 STATE PARKS KEY SP SHP SHS SM SPR SRA SRP SSS SW SWP State Park State Historical Park State Historic Site State Monument State Park Reserve State Recreation Area State Recreation Pier State Scenic Shoreline State Wayside State Wilderness Park FACILITIES ACTIVITIES Cabins/Lodging Beach Activities Campgrounds Snorkeling & Diving Picnic Areas Fishing Boat Ramps Hiking (Trail over 1 Scenic Lookouts Walking (Paved path less than 1 mile long) Food Concession Boat Tours mile in length) (Concessionaire) -3- Revised 5/17 GENERAL INFORMATION State parks are open year-round. Fees are charged for various accommodations, guided tours of ‘Iolani Palace, and riverboat cruises on the Wailua River. Entry and parking fees are charged at some parks. Refer to the attached fee schedule, check the website, or call the telephone numbers provided for more information about fees, hours, and special uses. For permits and information, contact the district offices and park concessionaires (*) listed below. FEES, PERMIT REQUIREMENTS, AND OFFICE HOURS ARE SUBJECT TO CHANGE WITHOUT NOTICE. HAWAI‘I DISTRICT O‘AHU DISTRICT KAUA‘I DISTRICT MAUI DISTRICT *THE LODGE AT KŌKE‘E *MĀLAEKAHANA (KAHUKU SECTION) 1151 Punchbowl Street,#310 Honolulu, HI 96813 (808) 587-0300 Hours: Monday to Friday 8:00am to 3:30pm 75 Aupuni Street, #204 Hilo, HI 96720-4245 (808) 961-9540 Hours: Monday to Friday 8:00am to 3:30pm 54 S. High Street, #101 Wailuku, HI 96793 (808) 984-8109 Hours: Monday to Friday 8:00am to 3:30pm 3060 Eiwa Street, #306 Līhu‘e, HI 96766-1875 (808) 274-3444 Hours: Monday to Friday 8:00am to 3:30pm P.O. Box 367 Waimea, HI 96796-0367 (808) 335-6061 www.thelodgeatkokee.net Contact: firstname.lastname@example.org Hours: 9:00am to 4:00pm NOTE: Offices are closed on weekends and State holidays. Please check website for current operator contact information. *HE‘EIA STATE PARK Kama‘aina Kids (808) 235-6509 (fax: 235-6519) email@example.com www.heeiastatepark.org REFUNDS & CHANGES NO REFUNDS WILL BE GIVEN IF REQUESTED LESS THAN 15 DAYS IN ADVANCE OF CHECK-IN DATE. Refunds for credit card purchases will be credited electronically to your account, minus non-refundable administrative fee and cancellation fee, if the refund request is made within 40 days of purchase. After 40 days and for all non-credit card purchases, refund requests will be issued by check and may take up to 12 weeks to process. A cancellation fee of $5 PER PERMIT will be deducted from all refund requests. Administrative fees incurred at the time of purchase are also non-refundable. Changes to your dates of stay, and substitution or addition of guests (up to the maximum limit) are allowed prior to 7 days of your check-in date. Within 7 days of checkin, no changes to permits are allowed. Adding guests may result in additional charges, and changes to your reservation will incur a $3 change fee. Reducing the number of night’s stay or reducing the number of guests on a permit are not allowed. -4- PERMITS Camping & Lodging Permits Campgrounds and lodging accommodations are open 7 nights a week with the following exceptions: • Camping on O‘ahu from Friday through Tuesday nights. • Sand Island State Recreation Area, O‘ahu is open for camping from Friday through Sunday nights. • Cabin at Polipoli Spring State Recreation Area, Maui is not available on Monday nights. • Kīholo State Park Reserve, Hawai‘i Island is open for camping from Friday through Sunday nights. The maximum length of stay at any one park is 5 consecutive nights. Certain parks or campsites allow shorter maximum stays. After any camping stay, you or anyone listed on your permit must wait 30 days before staying overnight again in the same park. Only one campsite or cabin in any given park can be reserved at a time. Rental of cabins or campsites for commercial uses is prohibited except by special use permit. Camping in vehicles, including campers, vans and trailers, is not permitted. The only exception is at Wai'ānapanapa State Park on Maui, which has a small area designated for camper vans. Camping and lodging permits may be reserved and purchased up to one year in advance. The exceptions are all parks on the island of O‘ahu and Kīholo State Park Reserve on the island of Hawai‘i, where permits can be applied for no more than 30 days in advance. Camping or lodging reservations and payment are best made via our online permits portal, which is also the most convenient way to check site availability. Online reservations and permits at: http://dlnr.hawaii.gov/dsp/ All permits for camping and lodging must be paid for in full at the time of reservation. Customers may also purchase permits in person at one of the District Offices. A 10% nonrefundable administrative fee is added to the cost of all permits. Accepted forms of payment for walk-in customers include credit card, cash, cashier's check, certified check. postal money order or bank money order. Checks are to be made payable to the Department of Land and Natural Resources. Personal or business checks will be accepted only if payment is received more than 30 days before the check-in date. Checks are not accepted for O‘ahu camping because of this time requirement. -5- Permits for Nāpali Coast State Wilderness Park Nāpali Coast is one of the most special places in Hawai‘i. Its natural and scenic beauty make it one of the most popular wilderness areas in the State. The heavy demand for a limited number of camping permits has created the need for a special set of provisions for the use of this park. These rules include: • Anyone proceeding beyond Hanakāpī‘ai Valley (2 miles in from the trailhead) must possess a valid camping permit. Obtain permits online or from a district office. • Camping permits may be applied for one year in advance. Campers are encouraged to reserve permits well in advance as they sell out quickly during peak season (May to October). NO LAST MINUTE PERMITS ARE ISSUED. • The maximum length of stay is 5 consecutive nights along the Kalalau Trail (no 2 consecutive nights may be spent at Hanakoa Valley). • Camping permits for the Kalalau Trail are issued for Kalalau only, the preferred destination at the end of the 11-mile hike. However, permits for Kalalau are also valid for camping at Hanakoa, which is located a little beyond the halfway point of the trail, roughly 6 miles in from the trailhead. Permitted hikers are encouraged to stopover and camp at Hanakoa if they possess a valid permit for Kalalau and they feel the need to break up their trek due to such factors as fatigue, inclement weather, or impending darkness. • The maximum length of stay is 3 consecutive nights at Miloli‘i Valley (accessible by boat only). • Landing of kayaks and boats is permitted at Kalalau Beach (May 15 through September 7 ONLY) with valid camping permits. Landings of kayaks and other watercraft at Miloli‘i Beach is permitted for camping (with valid permits, May 15 through September 7) or day use. No other boat landings are permitted within the park. Camping fees for Nāpali Coast: Hawai‘i Residents: $15 per person per night Non-residents: $20 per person per night *10% administrative fee will be added to permit cost. Campsites & Campgrounds Campsites range from primitive sites in remote areas with composting toilets to developed sites with amenities, such as picnic tables, grills, sinks, and showers. Campsites hold a maximum of 10 people. See park descriptions for the type of campsites available. Developed campgrounds at Ahupua‘a ‘O Kahana SP, O‘ahu. -6- Camping Fees (except Nāpali Coast) Hawai‘i Residents: $12 per campsite per night for up to 6 persons; $2 per night for each additional person. Maximum fee per site: $20/night. Non-residents: $18 per campsite per night for up to 6 persons; $3 per night for each additional person. Maximum fee per site: $30/night. Children 2 and under are free. *10% administrative fee will be added to permit cost. A-Frame Shelters These 4-person shelters are available only at Hāpuna Beach State Recreation Area, Hawai‘i. These shelters consist of a single room with wooden sleeping platforms and a picnic table. Centrally located is a pavilion with a range, refrigerator, and tables. Comfort stations with showers and restrooms are available for shared use by all shelters. One shelter has been renovated to comply with ADA requirements. Fees for A-Frame Shelters: Hawaii Residents: $30 per night per shelter Non-residents: $50 per night per shelter A-frame shelter at Hāpuna Beach SRA, Hawai‘i Island. Cabins Cabins accommodate a maximum of 6 persons each at Wai‘ānapanapa State Park, Maui. A single cabin at Polipoli Spring SRA, Maui accommodates a maximum of 8 persons. The Polipoli cabin and one cabin at Wai‘ānapanapa have been renovated to meet ADA accessibility requirements. Accessible cabin at Wai‘ānapanapa SP. -7- Cabins consist of units with a kitchen-living room, a bathroom, and 1-3 bedrooms. Each unit is furnished with bedroom and kitchen furniture, 2-burner hot plate, microwave oven, refrigerator, hot shower, bathroom, and cooking and eating utensils. Fireplaces or electric heating are provided in cold mountain areas. At Polipoli Spring there is no electricity, gas lanterns, or refrigerator but a wood-burning heater is available. Bring your own drinking water, firewood, batteryoperated lanterns, flashlight, linens, and Cabin at Polipoli Spring SRA. towels. For Wai‘ānapanapa, print your permit prior to arrival and bring your own drinking water, linens, and towels. Group Use Permits Permits are required for groups of 26 or more picnickers or other day users. Permits may be issued for hours between 7:00am and midnight of the same day, except for park areas that are normally closed before 12:00am. Minors below the age of 18 who stay beyond 7:00pm must have adult supervision of 1 responsible adult for every 10 or fewer minors. The adult-minor ratio does not apply to immediate families with at least one parent present. Permits are required for use of the following pavilions with a charge for pavilion reservations at Wailoa River SRA: • Wailoa River SRA, Hawai‘i • Kōke‘e State Park, Kaua‘i • Polihale State Park, Kaua‘i Picnic pavilion at Wailoa River SRA. Special Use Permits Group cabin at Kalōpā SRA. Duplex cabins are available at Kalōpā SRA, Hawai‘i. These accommodations consist of 8-person units provided with bunk beds, toilet facilities, and hot showers. A centrally located recreational dining hall is equipped for shared cooking and serves all cabin users. Furnishings include a gas range, water heater, refrigerator, limited dishes, cooking and eating utensils, tables and chairs, as well as restrooms. Bring your own linen and towels. Special use permits may be required for a variety of activities in addition to the group use, pavilions, camping, and lodging permits. Special uses include but are not limited to such activities as meetings, weddings, shows, community events, scientific research, gathering of forest products, and commercial tours. Special use permit requests must be submitted in writing at least 45 days before the requested date of use. Each special use permit shall be considered on its own merit and must be compatible with the functions and purposes of each individual area and public use. An online permit application is being developed - visit our website for current information. Forest Reserve Trails The Division of Forestry and Wildlife (DOFAW) administrative rules apply within the forest reserves. Permits are required for certain trails, trail camps, and other forest recreation activities. During periods of high fire danger, the affected forest reserves may be closed to the public. For more information, contact DOFAW district offices. Hunting and Fishing Group cabin dining hall at Kalōpā SRA. Fees per Night per Cabin: Wai‘ānapanapa Hawai‘i Residents: $60 Non-residents: $90 -8- Kalōpā $60 $90 Alaka‘i Trail, Kōke‘e. Licenses are required for hunting and freshwater fishing. State fish and game laws and administrative rules apply. Licenses may be purchased from license agents at the district offices. State Parks issues permits to access the hunting area at Ahupua‘a ‘O Kahana State Park at the O‘ahu District Office. -9- GENERAL PARK RULES Park rules are designed to help you and others have an enjoyable visit while protecting the cultural and natural resources. You can help us by observing the following rules. • Alcoholic Beverages. The use or possession of alcoholic beverages is prohibited. • Archaeological and Cultural Resources. These fragile and culturally important sites should be viewed and left undisturbed. Do not move or remove rock, climb on or over rock walls, or leave inappropriate offerings (ho‘okupu). • Begging and Soliciting are prohibited, except pursuant to Section 13-7, HAR. • Boating Vessels or any similar buoyant devices are prohibited where posted. • Bicycles, Skateboards, Skating, and Rollerblades are prohibited as posted. • Film Permits. Commercial filming, including stills/landscapes, requires a film permit issued by the Hawaii Film Office. For more information, contact them at http://filmoffice.hawaii.gov/ • Fires. Open fires are prohibited. Build fires in the fireplaces and grills provided. Portable stoves or warming devices may be used in designated camping and picnicking areas unless posted. • Metal Detecting Devices are allowed on sand beaches only. • Nudity is prohibited. Emergencies In the case of an emergency requiring police, ambulance service, firefighters, or search and rescue, dial "911" on Kaua‘i, O‘ahu, Maui and Hawai‘i. On Moloka‘i, dial "0". No coins are required. Civil Defense Warnings When you hear the Civil Defense sirens (a steady siren tone for 3 minutes, repeated as necessary), listen to your radio for emergency information and instructions broadcast by Civil Defense. Take necessary action. WATER SAFETY Swimming. Check the website (http://dlnr.hawaii.gov/dsp/) for availability of lifeguard services at these beaches: • Ha āpuna Beach State Recreation Area, Hawai‘i • Kē‘ē Beach at Hā‘ena State Park, Kaua‘i • Oneloa Beach at Mākena State Park, Maui • Keawa‘ula Beach at Ka‘ena State Park, O‘ahu For your own safety, swim only at protected beaches and only during calm conditions; always swim with a friend. Know your own and your partner's swimming abilities. Children should always be watched closely. Flotation Gear. Poor swimmers and weak individuals should use inflatables such as air mattresses and tubes only with a great deal of caution. Bodysurfing. Bodysurfing is one of the most dangerous ocean sports. It requires special knowledge and techniques as well as good physical condition. To avoid injury, seek competent instruction and familiarize yourself with the surf conditions. • Pets and other animals, except service dogs, are prohibited where posted and not permitted in most of the parks. Where allowed, pets must be on a 6-foot or shorter leash. Pets are not permitted in restaurants, pavilions, beaches, swimming areas, campgrounds, cabins, lodges, and wherever posted. Please clean up after pets. • Plants. Leave all plant life undisturbed. With a permit, reasonable quantities of fruits and seeds may be gathered for personal use. • Report of Injury, Death, or Damage. All incidents resulting in personal injury, death, or property damage must be reported to the district office and other appropriate agencies. • Rocks and sand should not be taken from the parks as souvenirs. • Smoking, including E-cigarettes and the use of tobacco products, is prohibited in all State Parks. • Vehicles. Drive and park motor vehicles only on designated roads and parking areas. • Waste Disposal. Place all waste in trash cans and pack out trash from wilderness parks. Please recycle plastic and glass containers when bins are provided. • Wildlife. Leave the wildlife and their habitat undisturbed except where hunting and fishing is permitted. • Suspected Violations. Report suspected law and park rule violations to the Division of Conservation and Resources Enforcement at their statewide, toll-free Hotline "643-DLNR". • Unmanned Aircraft Systems (UAS), commonly referred to as Drones, Quadcopters, Octocopters, Unmanned Aerial Vehicles (UAV) and other names, are prohibited without written approval by State Parks. -10- Ocean and beach conditions in the parks vary. Lifeguards may be available at selected beaches, such as Mākena (left) and Hāpuna (right). Snorkeling. Always snorkel with a friend and stay in close visual contact with your partner. Familiarize yourself with the snorkeling area and the water conditions. Use caution when entering and leaving the water. Watch for boats and floating devices, as well as other snorkelers and swimmers. Hazardous Tidal Conditions. Once water rises above the knees, water conditions can become dangerous if waves or currents are present. Waders to offshore islands should know the surf and tidal conditions before embarking on their trip. Return before the tide rises or have an alternate route. Dangerous Shoreline Conditions. Shoreline hazards include sea cliffs with vertical drops, large breaking waves, and wet, slippery surfaces. Always face the ocean and stay a distance away from wave dampened rock surfaces. Dangerous Marine Life. Many forms of marine animals are dangerous if provoked, mishandled, or eaten. Avoid contact with unfamiliar marine animals. Be cautious of animals with spines, pincers, sharp teeth, and poisonous stings. Tsunami (Tidal Wave). Tsunami can occur at beaches and low lying coastal areas. When a tsunami warning is given, follow the instruction issued through the Emergency Broadcast System. -11- OUTDOOR SAFETY Sun Exposure. Guard against sunburn and skin damage by using a sunscreen or wearing a hat. Avoid sunscreens with oxybenzone, octinoxate, or avobenzone that can damage the coral reefs. Use zinc or titanium oxide sunscreens only. Heat Exhaustion. During oppressively hot and muggy days, avoid unnecessary exposure to heat and drink plenty of water. Freshwater Swimming and Drinking Water. Avoid entering streams and ponds when you have open cuts or abrasions on your skin. Do not drink the water without first boiling, filtering, or using purification tablets. Harmful bacteria, such as leptospirosis, may be present and poses a serious health threat. Hiking. Get information about the trail and inform others of your plans before you start your hike. Plan your hike by knowing the terrain to be covered, the length of the trail, weather conditions, time of day, and hazards along the trail. Allow ample time to return before nightfall by figuring 1.5 miles per hour. Carry proper equipment, including a first aid kit and plenty of water. Wear proper shoes and clothing. Light raingear is recommended. Stay on the designated trail and avoid following pig trails. Vegetation may hide steep drop-offs. Be extra cautious when crossing streams and walking on wet, slippery trails or on loose, crumbly soil or rock. Hike in a group and keep track of those in your party. INTERPRETIVE PROGRAM The State Parks Interpretive Program seeks to promote understanding and appreciation of the many valuable and unique natural and cultural resources found within our Hawai‘i state park system. In some of our parks you will find signs and brochures to assist with your visit. If brochures are not available at the park, you may request one through the district offices. Special interpretive programs are available for organized groups on a pre-arranged basis at selected state parks as staffing allows. • At Ahupua‘a ‘O Kahana State Park on O‘ahu there are programs that share Kahana's multi-cultural traditions, including arts and crafts, subsistence practices, and tours of various cultural sites, such as a ko‘a (fishing shrine), lo‘i kalo (taro patch) and a loko ‘ia (fishpond). Call (808) 237-7767 for reservations and information. • Interpretive guides at Lapakahi State Historical Park on Hawai‘i, provide talks and demonstrations on the traditional lifestyle of an Hawaiian fishing community. Call (808) 327-4958. • At the Royal Mausoleum on O‘ahu, a curator is available to assist with guided tours of the property. Call (808) 587-2590. • Staff on Kaua‘i (808-353-1974), Hawai‘i Island (808-209-0977), and O‘ahu (808-587-0287) can assist with organizing special programs, service learning projects, and volunteer opportunities. Additional interpretive services and special programs are offered by various non-profit organizations and concessionaires in the parks, including the Friends of ‘Iolani Palace (‘Iolani Palace, O‘ahu), Kōke‘e Natural History Museum (Kōke‘e State Park, Kaua‘i), and Hawai‘i Nature Center (Makiki State Recreation Area, O‘ahu). Cultural programs at Kahana. Restoring lo‘i kalo on O‘ahu and Kaua‘i. Re-establishing native plants in Kona. Rock wall restoration in Nāpali, Kaua‘i. Narrow trail with steep drop-offs along the Kalalau Trail, Nāpali Coast SWP, Kaua'i. Rock Climbing. Hawai‘i's mountains are porous, crumbly weathering basalt. They are not suitable for roping or climbing. Rock Slides and Rock Falls. Steep valley walls, sea cliffs, and waterfalls are subject to rock slides and falls. Use extra caution in these areas and heed the posted warning signs. Never swim under waterfalls due to potential of rock falls. Flash Floods. Gentle streams can quickly become rushing torrents. Watch for signs of flash flooding: increase in the speed of the stream flow, rapid rise in stream level, a distant rumbling upstream, and the smell of fresh earth. Be prepared to move immediately to higher ground and never attempt to cross the stream when the water level is above your knees. Poisonous Plants. Never experiment with unfamiliar plants - a taste of some plants can kill you. Dangerous Animal Life. Be aware of insects that can inflict painful stings and bites, such as the black widow spiders, scorpions, centipedes, bees, and wasps. -12- SUSTAINING RESOURCES Hawai‘i's environment is unique, diverse, and fragile. Our resources are some of the most endangered in the world. This means we must all do our part to help sustain Hawai‘i's valuable resources. Please be a model visitor - pick up your litter, pack out what you pack in, and do not damage the plants, animals, historic sites, and reefs. These resources are important elements of Hawai‘i’s past and our future. Volunteers in the parks provide much needed help to sustain these natural and cultural resources. Please contact the nearest district office if you would like to help. -13- Hāpuna Beach SRA On Queen Ka‘ahumanu Highway (Hwy. 19); 2.3 miles south of Kawaihae. Landscaped beach park with swimming during calm seas, bodysurfing during periods of shorebreaks, sunbathing and other beach activities, picnicking and shelter lodging opportunities. Dangerous rip currents and pounding shorebreaks during periods of high surf. Waves over 3 feet high are for experts - all others should stay out of the water and away from the shoreline! Hiking opportunity is available along the historic coastal trail, Ala Kahakai. A second beach area with parking and restrooms is located at Waialea Bay, just south of Hāpuna Beach. $Parking fees for non-residents. (61.8 acres) ISLAND OF HAWAI‘I ‘Akaka Falls SP Hāpuna Beach (left) and Waialea Bay (above). End of ‘Akaka Falls Road (Hwy. 220) from Highway 11; 3.6 miles southwest of Honomū Town and 13 miles north of Hilo. Pleasant self-guided walk through lush tropical vegetation to scenic vista points overlooking the cascading Kahuna Falls (300 feet high) and the free-falling ‘Akaka Falls (442 feet high). Both plunge into a steep-sided gulch cut by Kolekole Stream. The 0.4-mile loop footpath requires some physical exertion with stairs, short uphill slopes, and several bridges over small tributary streams. The trail is not ADA accessible. Be prepared for frequent rain showers. Spectacular views. $Parking fee for non-residents. (65.4 acres) Kalōpā SRA At end of Kalaniai off Kalōpā Road, 3 miles inland from Highway 19; 5 miles southeast of Honoka‘a Town. Cabin lodging, tent camping with shelters, picnic pavilions, and easy family nature hike (0.7 mile loop trail) in a native ‘ōhi‘a forest at the 2,000-foot elevation. Trail has many of the island's native plants. Additional trails in the adjoining forest reserve. Expect frequent showers and muddy trail conditions. (100.0 acres) Kealakekua Bay SHP At end of Nāpō‘opo‘o Beach Road off Government Road from Pu‘uhonua Road (Hwy. 160) or Lower Government Road from Māmalahoa Highway (Hwy. 11). ‘Akaka Falls from the lookout (left). Kiosk at trailhead and trail to the falls has bridges, stairs, and a rain shelter. -14- Site of the first extensive cultural contact with the arrival of Captain Cook in 1779. Viewing of Hikiau Heiau, a traditional religious site, and the Captain Cook Monument at Ka‘awaloa, across Kealakekua Bay from Nāpō‘opo‘o. Beach activities and picnic pavilion at Nāpō‘opo‘o. Snorkeling and hiking at Ka‘awaloa. (180 acres) -15- HAWAI‘I STATE PARK SYSTEM O‘AHU MAUI KAUA‘I HAWAI‘I ‘Akaka Falls SP Hāpuna Beach SRA Kalōpā SRA Kealakekua Bay SHP Kekaha Kai SP (Mahai‘ula) Kekaha Kai SP (Manini‘ōwali) Kīholo SPR Kohala Historic Sites SM Lapakahi SHP Lava Tree SM MacKenzie SRA Manukā SW Wailoa River SRA Wailuku River SP Ahukini SRP Hā‘ena SP Kōke‘e SP Nāpali Coast SWP Polihale SP Russian Fort Elizabeth SHP Wailua River SP Waimea Canyon SP Waimea SRP Haleki‘i-Pihana Heiau SHS ‘Īao Valley SM Kaumahina SW Mākena SP Polipoli Spring SRA Pua‘a Ka‘a SW Wai‘ānapanapa SP Wailua Valley SW MOLOKA‘I Pālā‘au SP Ahupua‘a ‘O Kahana SP ‘Aiea Bay SRA Diamond Head SM He‘eia SP ‘Iolani Palace SM Ka‘ena Point SP (Keawa‘ula) Ka‘ena Point SP (Mokulē‘ia) Kaiwi SSS (Makapu‘u Lookout) Keaīwa Heiau SRA Lā‘ie Point SW Mālaekahana SRA Nu‘uanu Pali SW Pu‘u O Mahuka Heiau SHS Pu‘u ‘Ualaka‘a SW Royal Mausoleum SM Sand Island SRA Ulupō Heiau SHP Wa‘ahila Ridge SRA Wahiawā Freshwater SRA -16- • • • • • • • • • • • • • • • • • • • • • C C C C C C C C • • • • • • • • • • • • • • • • • • • • • • • • • • Concession Operated Facility H -17- • • H • • • H H N H • PARKING ENTRY • • • • • • • • • • N H • • • $ $ • • • • • • • • $ • • • • • • • • • • WATERFALLS FEES CULTURAL SITES • • • LANDMARK SITE INTERPRETATION • • • • • • • • • • • • • • • • • • • • • • • • • • • • • • • • • • • • • • • • • • • • • • • • • • • • • • • • • • • • • • • • • • • • • • • • • • • • • • • • • • • • • • • • • • • National Historic Landmark BOATING WALKING PATH HIKING (over 1 mile) FISHING • OCEAN/BEACH SCENIC LOOKOUT BOAT RAMP • • • • • • • • • • • • • • • • • • • • • • • • • • • C • • • • • • • • • • • • • • • • • • • • • • • • • • • • • • • • • • • • • PARK ACTIVITIES FOOD SHOWERS TOILETS COMFORT STATION • • • • • • • • • • • • OPEN FIELD PICNIC PAVILION PICNIC TABLES CAMPING LODGING PARK FACILITIES • $ • $ • H • • • $ N National Natural Landmark Kekaha Kai (Kona Coast) SP Lapakahi SHP Mahai‘ula section to the south has a sandy beach and dune offering opportunities for swimming and beach-related activities. A picnic area with tables is available. A 4.5-mile hike north through this wilderness park on the historic coastal trail, Ala Kahakai, leads to Kua Bay. Midway, a hike to the summit of Pu‘u Ku‘ili, a 342-foot high cinder cone, offers an excellent view of the coastline. Dry and hot with no drinking water available. Learn about the early Hawaiian lifestyle by taking a self-guided tour on a 0.8-mile loop trail through the partially restored remains of this ancient coastal settlement. Interpretive shelter offers exhibits of the ahupua‘a with displays of fishing implements.Nearby ocean waters comprise a marine preserve with various activities regulated. Park open 8:00am to 4:00pm daily, except State holidays. (262.0 acres) On Queen Ka‘ahumanu Highway (Hwy. 19), 2.6 miles north of Keahole Airport. Separate 1.5 mile long access roads from highway to Mahai‘ula and Manini‘ōwali-Kua sections of the park. On Akoni Pule (Hwy. 270); 12.4 miles north of Kawaihae. Lava Tree SM Off Pāhoa-Pohoiki Road (Hwy. 132); 2.7 miles southeast of Pāhoa. Manini‘ōwali (Kua Bay) section at the north end of the park has been developed with a paved access road, parking lot, and comfort station with outdoor shower. Picnic tables available. (1,642.5 acres) Kohala Historical Sites SM On coastal dirt road off ‘Upolu Airport road from Akoni Pule Highway (Hwy. 270); 1.6 miles southeast of ‘Upolu Airport. View a forest of lava tree molds along a 0.7-mile loop trail that is now situated within a new ‘ōhi‘a forest. This unusual volcanic feature is the result