Operating Hours & Seasons
Hale Ho'okipa Visitor Center, the Hawaii Pacific Parks Association store, and the adjoining parking area are open from 8:30 am to 4:00 PM daily.
The Kaloko road gate is open from 8:00 am to 5:00 PM daily.
An entrance, which leads to the south end of the park, is reached by following Kealakehe Parkway to the Honokohau Harbor, taking the first right turn and then following the road to the Kona Sailing Club. From here it is a short walk to the beach area. Visitors are welcome in the park after 4:00 PM, but vehicles must be removed from Hale Ho'okipa Visitor Center parking area.
The park is open year round. Check with the Visitor Center at (808) 326-9057 for any changes in hours of operation due to unforeseen circumstances.
Camping is not permitted in the park and dogs must be on a leash at all times.
Did You Know?
Did you know, the coconut tree was an extremely important resource brought to Hawaii by the early Polynesians. It was a source of food and water, used for building homes and rope making, and was also a musical instrument. Cutting down the coconut grove of another was considered an act of war.