Landscaped beach park with swimming during calm seas, bodysurfing during periods of shore breaks, sunbathing and other beach-related activities, picnicking and shelter lodging opportunities. Dangerous rip currents and pounding shore breaks during periods of high surf! Waves over 3 feet high are for experts--all other should stay out of the water and away from the shoreline! Lifeguard services. Hiking opportunity along the coastal trail.
Hapuna Beach State Recreation Area has 4-person A-Frame shelters. These shelters consist of a single screened room with wooden sleeping platforms and a picnic table. Centrally located is a pavilion with a range, refrigerator, and tables. Comfort Stations with cold showers and restrooms are available for shared use by all shelters.
Check-in: 1:00 p.m. - 4:00 p.m., Check-Out no later than 10:00 a.m. (See permit special conditions for instructions)
Hawaii Residents: $30 per shelter per night.
Online reservations for the shelters at Hapuna must be made at least 7 days in advance of check-in date. No changes will be accepted to an existing permit less than seven (7) days prior to the check-in date. Permits are not transferable. PERMIT MUST BE PRINTED, SIGNED AND IN YOUR POSSESSION WHILE LODGING.
On Queen Ka'ahumanu Highway (Highway 19), 2.3 miles south of Kawaihae.
Check-in with park caretaker 1:00 p.m. to 4:00 p.m. Check-out no later than 10:00 a.m. Please contact park for late check-in due to unforeseen circumstances or emergencies. Park day contact number - (808) 882-6206.
Outdoor showers (beach area)