Operating Hours & Seasons

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Hale Hoʻokipa, the Parkʻs Visitor Center

NPS photo by Emi Harase

The Park Visitor Center is open daily from 8:30 AM to 4:00 PM. The physical address is 74-4968 Queen Ka'ahumanu Hwy ( please note that this is not a mailing address). It is located across the highway from the park offices at 73-4786 Kanalani st. #14 Kailua-Kona,HI 96740 (this is the official mailing address for the park).

Please call (808) 326-9057 to contact staff at the Hawaii Pacific Parks Association bookstore.

The parking area is open daily from 8:30 AM to 4:00 PM. Vehicles must be removed from the parking area by 4:00 PM.

The Kaloko road gate is open from 8:00 AM to 5:00 PM daily.

An alternative entrance, which provides shorter access to 'Ai'opio Fishtrap , 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 here after 4:00 PM, but remember that if your vehicle is parked at Hale Ho'okipa Visitor Center it must be removed by 4pm.

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 6' leash at all times.


Last updated: February 15, 2024

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Mailing Address:

73-4786 Kanalani St. #14
Kailua-Kona, HI 96740


808 329-6881 x1329

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