Open & Accessible Sites

Open & Accessible Locations

View sites administered by the State’s Department of Land and Natural Resources that have been designated as open and accessible to the public, and are generally pre-approved for filming activity. Click on the links below to view a complete list of approved locations by island.

DLNR Open and Accessible List Changes for 2021

Please be aware that for the City and County of Honolulu, there is a smoking ban in place for City and County beaches and parks. Failure to adhere to the smoking ban may result in a citation issued to violators.
https://www.hawaiireporter.com/on-oahu-smoke-free-beach-law-goes-into-effect/123

ALL STATE PARK LOCATIONS HAVE BEEN REMOVED FROM THE OAHU, MAUI AND KAUAI O&A SITE LIST.

* In addition, we will be removing Halona Beach per the City and County of Honolulu.

* Bill 38- Removal of beaches from Waimanalo to Makapu’u Beach Park

The locations below are no longer a part of the DLNR Open and Accessible list:

  • Kahana Beach (Oahu)
  • Kahana Valley State Park (Oahu)
  • Keawa’ula Beach (Oahu)
  • Makua Beach (Oahu)
  • Halona Beach (Oahu) *
  • Waahila Ridge State Rec. Area (Oahu)
  • Wahiawa Freshwater State Recreation Area (Oahu)
  • Puu Ualakaa State Wayside (on Round Top)** (Oahu)
  • Nuuanu Pali State Wayside (Oahu)
  • Keaiwa Heiau State Rec. Area (AKA Aiea Heiau State Park) (Oahu)
  • Kahala Heights State Park (Oahu)
  • Aiea Heiau Park (AKA Keawa Heiau State Rec. Area)  (Oahu)
  • Waimanalo Bay (County) Beach Park (Oahu)
  • Mokolii Island (Beach) (AKA Chinaman’s Hat)
  • Makena State Park and Beach (Maui)
  • Oneloa (Maui)
  • Waianapanapa State Park (Maui)
  • Kaumahina State Wayside (Maui)
  • Puaa Kaa State Wayside (Maui)
  • Wailua Valley State Wayside Lookout (Maui)
  • Wet Caves State Parks (Kauai)
  • Ahukini (Landing) State Recreation Pier (Kauai)
  • Kokee State Park (adjoins Waimea Canyon State Park) (Kauai)
  • Polihale State Park (Beach) (Kauai)
  • Russian Fort Elizabeth State Historic Park (Kauai)
  • Wailua River State Park (The Fern Grotto is closed due to rockfall hazard) (Kauai)
  • Waimea Canyon State Park (Kauai)
  • Waimea State Recreation Pier (Kauai)
  • Keei Beach (Big Island)