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Hawaii National Parks Closed and Alternatives During Government Shutdown

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The government shutdown may impact your fall Hawaii vacation. All Hawaii National Parks have been closed. To help you plan your Hawaii activities during this closure, we have created a list by island of what to expect. This list also includes suggestions of Hawaii State Parks you can visit. They remain open as well as the FAA, Department of Agriculture, TSA, and Customs.

Hawaii National Parks Closed and Suggested Hawaii State Parks to Visit

Big Island


Ala Kahakai National Historic Trails
Volcanoes National Park
Kaloko-Honokohau National Historical Park
Puuhonua o Honaunau National Historic Park (City of Refuge)
Puukohola Heiau National Historic Site, Hawaii Island

Akaka Falls State Park
Hapuna Beach State Recreation Area
Kalopa State Recreation Area
Kealakekua Bay State Historical Park
Kohala Historical Sites State Monument
Kona Coast (Kekaha Kai) State Park
Lapakahi State Historical Park
Lava Tree State Monument
MacKenzie State Recreation Area
Manuka State Wayside
Mauna Kea State Recreation Area
Old Kona Airport State Recreation Area
Wailoa River State Recreation Area
Wailuku River State Park


Kilauea Point National Wildlife Refuge

Ahukini State Recreation Pier
Ha’ena State Park
Koke’e State Park
Nā Pali Coast State Wilderness Park
Polihale State Park
Russian Fort Elizabeth State Historical Park
Wailua River State Park
Waimea Canyon State Park
Waimea State Recreation Pier


Haleakala National Park
Hawaiian Islands Humpback Whale National Marine Sanctuary Visitor Center

Haleki’i-Pihana Heiau State Monument
ʻĪao Valley State Monument
Kaumahina State Wayside Park
Makena State Park
Polipoli Spring State Recreation Area
Pua’a Ka’a State Wayside Park
Wai’anapanapa State Park
Wailua Valley State Wayside Park


Kalaupapa National Historic Park

Pala’au State Park


USS Arizona Memorial
USS Bowfin Submarine Museum & Park

The Pacific Aviation Museum at Pearl Harbor
Battleship Missouri Memorial
Ahupua’a O Kahana State Park known as Kahana Valley State Park
‘Aiea Bay State Recreation Area
Diamond Head State Monument
Hanauma Bay State Underwater Park
He‘eia State Park
ʻIolani Palace State Monument
Kaʻena Point State Park
Kaka’ako Waterfront Park
Kea’iwa Heiau State Recreation Area
Kewalo Basin
Kūkaniloko Birthstones State Monument
La’ie Point State Wayside
Makapu‘u Point State Wayside
Malaekahana State Recreation Area
Nuʻuanu Pali State Wayside
Pu’u o Mahuka Heiau State Monument
Pu’u ‘Ualaka’a State Wayside
Royal Mausoleum State Monument
Sacred Falls State Park
Sand Island State Recreation Area
Ulu Pō Heiau State Monument
Wa’ahila Ridge State Recreation Area
Wahiawa Freshwater State Recreation Area


Source: Best Of Hawaii