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Mākena State Park



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  • Size

    170.45 acres


UPDATE: 4/2/21 - Starting April 19th, 2021, all non-Hawaii resident visitors to Mākena State Park will be required to purchase both Entrance and Parking. Children 3 and younger are free. For example, if there are two (2) passengers in your one (1) vehicle, you will need to purchase two (2) entry reservations and 1 (one) parking. These reservations will be available via the parking pay-station located in the parking lot. Hawaii resident visitors admission and parking is free with Hawaii ID or Driver License.

3/18/21 - New park hours are in affect for Makena State Park including Puu Olai (Little Beach), Oneloa (Big Beach), and Oneuli (Black Sand) Beach.

NOTE: Nudity is prohibited!

Scenic wildland beach park characterized by prominent cinder cone Pu‘u Ola‘i and large white sand beach. Swimming during calm seas, bodysurfing, board surfing, shore fishing, and beach- related activities. No drinking water available. (164.4 acres)

Allowed Activities
Rules & Regulation
No Dogs
No Camping
No Motorized Wheeled Vehicles

Additional Information

Available Amenities

  • Food Concession
  • No Drinking Water
  • Picnic table
  • Restroom
  • Trash Cans


  • No Motorized Vehicles/ATV's
  • no Animals/Pets
  • No Alcoholic Beverages
  • No Open Fires
  • No Camping
  • No Smoking
  • No Driving on Beach


  • Falling Rocks
  • Dangerous Shorebreak
  • High Surf
  • Strong Current


  • Beachgoing
  • Fishing
  • Sightseeing
  • Snorkeling
  • Swimming

Parking Info

Makena State Park is now subject to paid-parking. Park visitors can pay for parking upon arrival at the parking kiosks, or online via one of the following methods:

PayByPhone app & – Location #11091

CallToPark app & – Location #125932

Entrance Fee


*Parking Rates*

Non-Commercial Vehicles

  • Residents = Free w/ID
  • Non-Residents = $10 Per Vehicle

Commercial PUC Vehicles

  • 1-7 passenger vehicle = $25
  • 8-25 passenger vehicle = $50
  • 25+ passenger vehicle = $90


Daily During Daylight Hours