*** HURRICANE SEASONAL ADVISORY: During this Hurricane Season refunds for camping will be given only if the campgrounds are officially closed due to a hurricane. In this event, an official public announcement regarding Park Closure(s) will come from the Mayor/Mayor’s Office. Please listen to the news for current updates.
• • • Reopening of City Park Campgrounds is as follows:
• (In accordance with the COVID-19 Recovery Framework and until further notice) The maximum number of persons per camping permit is five (5). All other campground procedures and rules apply. All City campsites are closed on Wednesdays and Thursdays.
• The online reservation system will reopen on Friday September 25 at 5 p.m. You may access reservation (at https://camping.honolulu.gov) using your log-in information.
• Camping within designated City campgrounds can begin on Friday, October 9, 2020, with an approved DPR permit.
• The capacity of City campgrounds will be reduced to accommodate physical distancing guidelines between campsites. Generally, this will result in about half of the campgrounds remaining available for public use.
• REITERATION: (In accordance with the COVID-19 Recovery Framework and until further notice) The maximum number of persons per camping permit is five (5). All other campground procedures and rules apply. All City campsites are closed on Wednesdays and Thursdays.
• NOTICE: Following completion of renovations to the campground bathrooms, camping at Kualoa A Regional Park Campground will resume on November 6, 2020. Online reservation for this location will begin on Friday, October 23, 2020 (at 5 p.m.), for the camping period beginning November 6, 2020. Mahalo, for your patience and support during the closure period.
• Camping permits previously issued between August 07 - 19, 2020 will be refunded due to the COVID-19 closure. Please maintain current mailing information in your account at https://camping.honolulu.gov. This will enable staff to access accurate data for your check disbursement. We appreciate your patience while these refunds are issued, and please stay healthy.
• Due to the potential health and safety concerns of Hurricane Douglas, the Department of Parks and Recreation will be suspending camping at all City Campgrounds from July 24th thru 29th, 2020. As a result of this closure all camping permittees will receive a refund check (via mail). Permittees affected by this closure directive will be notified. Note Update: 1) Email, phone number(s) for the purpose of emergency contact. 2) Mailing address for the method in which the refund will be submitted. We remind the public to keep updated on weather situations and to follow all suggested precautions. Please continue to check this Camping Website for updates and notifications. Mahalo, for your understanding and cooperation.
*** ADVISORY: The Kokololio printable map version is temporary unavailable. Permittees for this campground shall rely on this website’s (campsite indicators) display and/or the (official) placard numbers on-site.
*NOTICE: Kalaeloa Beach Park - The comfort station will remain closed until further notice, portable toilets will be available and the outdoor showers will be operational. Parking at your campsite is no longer permitted. Vehicle parking is along the unpaved road within the campground (known as Eisenhower Rd).
*NOTICE: Nanakuli Beach Park was officially renamed Kalanianaole Beach Park (reference City Council Resolution 15-289).
*NOTICE: Permittee shall not transfer, assign, or sell any or all rights granted by the permit to a third party or relinquish possession or use of the whole or any parts of the park granted to permittee under the permit.
*** ADVISORY FOR EMAIL NOTIFICATION - Please add firstname.lastname@example.org to your contacts to ensure email delivery. If you are awaiting confirmation, please check your SPAM and TRASH folders for emails from the City and County of Honolulu.
At camping.honolulu.gov you can reserve a campsite up to two (2) weeks in advance.
Campsites are made available every Friday at 5:00 p.m. (Hawaii Standard Time) including Holidays. Camping fees for a campsite holding up to ten (10) persons will be thirty-two (32) dollars for a three day campground and fifty-two (52) dollars for a five day campground. Per FAQ 1: Camping permits in city campgrounds are issued for three (3) days or five (5) days only, depending on the park. Camping always begins on Friday and extends through the weekend ending on either Monday at 8am (3 days) or Wednesday at 8am (5 days).
Parking permits now require you to provide make, model, color, year, and license plate number for each of up to three cars. Only cars with parking permits are allowed overnight.
THERE ARE NO CHANGES, CANCELLATIONS OR REFUNDS FOR ISSUED PERMITS.
This site only applies to City and County of Honolulu parks. If you wish to camp at a Hawaii State Park, please click
Please see our FAQs if you have further questions.