Mokuleia Forest Reserve. Upper elevation, open meadow surrounded by Cook pine, eucalyptus and the occasional native tree. Sweeping views of north shore and excellent star gazing on clear nights. Each campsite has a shelter. NO WATER AVAILABLE. Hiking access to Mokuleia Trail. Campsites are assigned upon purchase of permit. Check-out is by 11:00am. Check-in is any time after 12:00pm noon.
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Historically the Air Force has closed public access during RIMPAC in the month of July and on the anniversary of September 11. It is recommended that you call to check on the status of access in the event that the Air Force closes public access for security reasons. During these closures, you will not be able drive up the road through the Kaena Point Satellite Tracking Station at Yokohama. The KPSTS land line is (808)697-4311 to check on poential closures.
Drive towards Kaena Point on Farrington Highway until you reach Yokohama Bay. Turn right and check in with your permit at the security guard station. Proceed up the road until you get to the intersection with the second guard shack on the left. Turn right at the stop sign and proceed past the Kaena Point Tracking Station. Once past the tracking station, the road curves to the left and you will pass another intersection on the right. Adjacent to the next intersection is a large dirt parking area. Proceed past the parking area on the unpaved road that descends down into Manini Gulch. The campsite is 7.3 miles in. 4WD vehicles only. If you are hiking, access is also available on Mokuleia Access Road (just before the airfield on Farrington Hwy in Mokuleia).
4WD Access Only. No running water. Check-out is by 11:00am. Check-in is any time after 12:00pm noon.
The access road to the Kaena Point Satellite Tracking Station (KPSTS) between the guard house in front of Kaena Point State Park and the second guard house at the top of the ridge (three-way intersection) will be closed to all up and down bound traffic on Friday, 17 Apr 2015 from 8:00 am for about 1 hour. If you are unable to arrive or leave before 8:00 am, you will be held at the top or bottom of the access road until the road is reopened. Please follow the direction of Security Forces personnel.