Edit ModuleShow Tags

Hawaiʻi is Reopening Some State Parks

You can now get out and get fresh air at a few of your favorite landmarks.


Waahila Ridge



State parks are reopening so people across the state can exercise, from a distance. The state Department of Land and Natural Resources Chair Suzanne Case announced more than 25 parks including Ka‘ena Point State Park, Kaiwi State Scenic Shoreline and Sand Island State Recreation park will reopen, however only for hiking and ocean activities during the day. Facilities will stay closed.


Other popular sites, such as Diamond Head State Monument and He‘eia State Park, where it can be difficult to keep large groups of people 6 feet apart, will remain closed.


The DLNR says people are still advised to keep practicing social distancing, which means excluding parties, picnics and camping. Case also recommends that people visit parks and beaches in their own neighborhoods to keep the number of visitors spread out.


Go to dlnr.hawaii.gov for a full list of open state parks.





Edit ModuleShow Tags Edit ModuleShow Tags Edit ModuleShow Tags
Edit ModuleShow Tags
Edit Module

Subscribe to Honolulu

Honolulu Magazine August 2020
Edit ModuleShow Tags



9 Greatest Honolulu Homes

Great Homes

Stunning, historic, extraordinary.


Can the Mainland Do Poke Right? Do We Want Them To?​


Martha Cheng, author of The Poke Cookbook and former line cook, talks about how a New York City publisher decided Hawai‘i’s favorite pūpū was for everybody.


50 Essential Hawai‘i Books You Should Read in Your Lifetime


The most iconic, trenchant and irresistible island books, as voted by a panel of literary community luminaries.


Everything You Need to Know About Local Fruit in Hawai‘i


Fruits are part of our history and culture, a way for us to feel connected to our community.


A Local’s Guide to Buying Reef-Safe Sunscreen


Five Hawai‘i brands have created reef-safe sunscreens that are safe for your ʻohana and the ocean. 

Edit ModuleShow Tags