Ha’ena is a scenic wildland park. This park lies at the “end of the road” on Kaua’i’s north shore, and is an extremely popular destination for both visitors and locals. Viewing of wet caves/ancient sea caves formed during a higher stand of sea, probably 4,000 years ago; tradition credits Pele the volcano goddess as having dug the caves in her search for a new home. Beach-related activities, shore fishing, viewing of spectacular Na Pali Coast and swimming at Ke’e Beach (conditions allowing). The turquoise cove provides a picturesque setting to enjoy a picnic or stroll on the beach.

Hā’ena State Park is located at the northwestern extent of Kuhio Highway on Kauai’s north-shore. The park offers viewing of restored lo’i kalo (taro field, as well as, the spectacular Nāpali Coast State Wilderness Park. The park also offers beach-related activities including shore fishing and swimming at Ke’e Beach. Hā’ena is also home to the trailhead of the world famous Kalalau Trail [11 miles], as well as, Hanakāpīʻai Falls trail [4 miles].

Hāʻena State Park, home to Kēʻē Beach, as well as, the trailhead for the Kalalau Trail and Hanakāpīʻai beach and waterfalls, is now subject to daily visitor limits and requires advanced reservations to enter the park. State of Hawaiʻi residents are not subject to the new park fees or reservation system.


Hāʻena State Park Hawaii
6CC9+8R Wainiha, Hawaii, Kapaʻa, HI 96746, United States



Daily 7:00am to 6:45pm


Park Entrance Fees:

  • Residents = Free with Hawaii DL or ID
  • Non-residents = $5 per person
  • Reservation Required
  • Children 3 and under = Free

Parking Rates:

  • Residents = Free with Hawaii DL or ID
  • Non-residents = $10 Per Vehicle
  • Note: Parking Reservation Required & Grants Access For Driver and Passengers


Contact Details

Phone: (808) 587-0300

Official Website: Hāʻena State Park Hawaii


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