Alerts & Conditions

COVID-19 Limited Operations

The National Park Service (NPS) is working service wide with federal, state, and local public health authorities to closely monitor the COVID-19 pandemic and using a phased approach to increase access on a park-by-park basis. Based on guidance from the White House, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), and state and local public health authorities, access to the park is as follows:

Open (as of June 1, 2020):

  • All hiking trails
    • For daytime exercise and outdoor recreational experience
  • Beach and shoreline areas
    • For hiking, ocean recreation and fishing (following state regulations). With the exception of Keoneʻele cove at Hōnaunau which is closed to protect natural and cultural resources
  • Restroom facilities
  • Royal Grounds & Puʻuhonua

Closed:

  • Park gates remain closed
    • The park is only accessible to pedestrian traffic, all park roads and parking areas remain closed to vehicular traffic.
  • Visitor Center & HPPA Bookstore
  • Amphitheater
  • Picnic Area

Suspended:

  • Entrance fees
  • All programs, interpretive talks, and walks
  • Commercial and special use permits


While the listed areas are accessible for visitors to enjoy, a return to full operations will continue to be phased, and services may be limited. When recreating, please follow local area health orders, practice Leave No Trace principles, and avoid crowding and high-risk outdoor activities.


The CDC has offered guidance to help people recreating in parks and open spaces prevent the spread of infectious diseases. We will continue to monitor all park functions to ensure that visitors adhere to CDC guidance for mitigating risks associated with the transmission of COVID-19 and take any additional steps necessary to protect public health.


 

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Last updated: June 1, 2020

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PO BOX 129
Hōnaunau, HI 96726

Phone:

(808) 328-2326

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