Kīholo State Park Reserve

Area

Overview

  • Directions

    Geolocation is not allowed
  • Size

    2.98 acres

Description

UPDATE: 10/5/20 - Camping at Kīholo State Park Reserve is now available for reservation. Camping dates begin 11/13/20. Only six (6) people per site are allowed. Only campsites 1,3,5,7, and 8 are available.

In the interests of keeping all guests safe, DLNR State Parks reserves the right to evict guests who do not abide by COVID rules as set by Emergency Order and cancel their remaining nights without refund.

  1. Campsites are not an allowable travel quarantine facility. Non-residents must meet State and County travel guidelines prior to check in
  2. All guests must be household members sharing the same address
  3. Guests must provide their own liquid hand soap and hand sanitizer – we do not provide it
  4. Set up time is no earlier than 2:00 pm. ALL CAMPERS MUST BE PRESENT FOR MANDATORY CHECK IN WITH STAFF AT 5:00PM
  5. Guests will be required to wear a mask when going to and from campsite, lodge and bathrooms. Please practice safe distancing rules and guidelines of 6 ft from other visitors/employees in the area.

Only names listed are covered by this permit.

This area is under park reserve status and still undergoing conceptual planning for future public use. The area is a stark, lava-covered coastal park with small bays, sparsely vegetated coastline, historic lava flows, and wide open spaces. Gates are locked nightly. When entrance gates are locked for the night, vehicles will not be able to enter or leave the park. For more information on Kiholo and camping at Kiholo please watch the video below.

Additional Information

Park Curator Group

Kiholo State Park Reserve is jointly managed by the Division of State Parks and the curator group Hui Aloha Kiholo. 

More information about Hui Aloha Kiholo can be found on their website at https://www.huialohakiholo.org/

Activities

  • Beachgoing
  • Camping
  • Fishing
  • Hiking
  • Sightseeing
  • Snorkeling
  • Swimming
  • Wildlife Viewing

Prohibited

  • No Motorized Vehicles/ATVs
  • No Animals/Pets
  • No Alcoholic Beverages
  • No Littering/Dumping
  • No Smoking
  • No Commercial Activities
  • No Driving on Beach

Facilities

  • Campsites
  • No Drinking Water
  • Restroom
  • Trash Cans

Entrance Fee

None

Hours

Daily 7:00am to 6:45pm

Camping

Camping at Kiholo is allowed on weekends only (Friday-night through Sunday-night). Camping sites may be reserved up to 30 days in advance.

Campsites are located along an unimproved gravel access road in a shaded kiawe (mesquite) grove fronting an ‘ili’ili (pebble) beach. This is a remote area with no facilities and NO WATER. Portable toilets are provided.

Camping Fee:

By Permit Only

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